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Formal recognition for a century of service!

Published on 16 May 2013

(Pictured are Margaret Mackenzie, Marion Macdonald, Julia Quickfall, Dolly Maclean and Kathleen McCulloch.) Four Western Isles community nurses, who have collectively worked the equivalent of more than 100 years as nurses for NHS Western Isles, this week received long service…

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Western Isles staff nurse graduates as Dementia Champion

Published on 15 May 2013

Western Isles staff nurse, Nicola Libby, recently graduated as a Dementia Champion, alongside over 200 healthcare and social services professionals from across Scotland. Nicola, who works in Surgical Ward, Western Isles Hospital, was part of the third cohort of Scotland's…

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Mental Health Public Consultation launches

Published on 13 May 2013

A Public Consultation on Western Isles Health Board's preferred option for Mental Health Services started today (Monday 13th May) with the launch of the Consultation Document. Option Appraisal meetings took place in Lewis, Uist and Barra in January 2012, when…

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Shine Workshop - Friday 17th May at Comunn Eachdraidh Nis, Ness

Published on 08 May 2013

Living it Up is an exciting new opportunity for the people of the Western Isles to shape how their health & wellbeing can be better supported. Shine is being developed within Living it Up to enable people to develop their…

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Telecare equipment significantly improves the lives of Western Isles patients

Published on 03 May 2013

The quality of life for four clients living across the Western Isles has been substantially improved by a pilot project which implemented specialist assisted living equipment. NHS Western Isles' Occupational Therapy (OT) Department set up a pilot project, funded by…

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