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National Guide on Suicide Prevention in Rural Areas to be launched in Western Isles

Published on 30 Apr 2013

The Choose Life national programme is set to launch the 'National Guide on Suicide Prevention in Rural Areas' this week in the Western Isles, which aims to help identify and address areas for improvement in terms of suicide prevention and…

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Western Isles Medical Practice hosts first formal nurse placement

Published on 30 Apr 2013

Langabhat Medical Practice in Lewis has become one of the first GP practices in Scotland to host undergraduate nursing students for formal placements. Placements commenced recently, when students based at the University of Stirling's Western Isles campus came to work…

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Celebrating 10 years of a modern ENP service

Published on 30 Apr 2013

Established 10 years ago to improve and streamline the care provided to emergency patients, the Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) service in Western Isles Hospital has both improved the patient experience and increased the confidence, skills and knowledge of staff. The…

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A focus on breast cancer awareness at Ladies Night

Published on 29 Apr 2013

Around 200 women got to their feet at Ladies Night in the An Lanntair auditorium in Stornoway on Tuesday (April 23) evening, to mirror a demonstration on how to be breast aware and check for any changes in their breasts.…

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NHS and Loganair partnership enables disabled children to travel by air

Published on 29 Apr 2013

Children with complex disabilities will now be able to travel by air on Loganair routes, in conventional airline seats, as a result of the purchase of special chairs recommended by the NHS Western Isles Physiotherapy Department. Two TravelChairs for disabled…

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