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People with type 2 diabetes urged to have their say

Published on 25 Apr 2013

People with type 2 diabetes are being invited to have their say on how they receive information to help them manage their condition. NHS Western Isles has teamed up with the University of the Highlands and Islands to find out…

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Local cancer survivor stresses that bowel screening saves lives

Published on 22 Apr 2013

"The screening process is a minor, slightly distasteful inconvenience, but it could save your life. The reason my treatment was successful was because my tumour was caught early." This was the message from a Western Isles man who beat bowel…

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A very successful year for local Breast Cancer Support Group

Published on 22 Apr 2013

The highlight of the last year for the Lewis and Harris Breast Cancer Support Group (LHBCSG) was during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, when Scottish celebrity Michelle McManus launched awareness events and helped to spread the message of the…

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Quality of care at Western Isles Hospital rated positively by all patients surveyed

Published on 16 Apr 2013

One hundred per cent of patients who were asked about the care they received in Western Isles Hospital during an inspection on the care of older people in acute hospitals said that the quality of care they received was good.…

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A Right to Speak in the Western Isles

Published on 16 Apr 2013

People in the Western Isles who have difficulty in communicating using speech or handwriting can now borrow Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) equipment from a new lending library. Funded by the Scottish Government, the three year project to develop a…

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