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British Red Cross launches Help at Home service

Published on 15 Mar 2013

The British Red Cross will be launching a 'Help at Home' service during March 2013, as a result of funding from the NHS Western Isles Change Fund. The project will enable older people with additional support needs to be able…

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Adapting the future

Published on 15 Mar 2013

The Western Isles Occupational Therapy (OT) department is planning to extend its list of contractors willing to carry out minor works for local clients.  The minor adaptations budget is deployed to help anyone of any age, including young children, cope…

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Western Isles smokers urged to swap fags for swag

Published on 13 Mar 2013

Thousands of smokers in the Western Isles are being encouraged to 'swap fags for swag' and consider the financial benefits of quitting today, on the 30th anniversary of No Smoking Day (March 13). Nearly one in six UK adults smoke,…

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National stroke awareness campaign launched in Western Isles

Published on 13 Mar 2013

A campaign to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of the third biggest killer in Scotland after heart disease and cancer was launched this week by NHS Western Isles and Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS). Stroke claims the…

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Spring into a healthy Easter

Published on 13 Mar 2013

People living across the Western Isles are being encouraged to put a "spring" in their step this Easter by preparing ahead for the holiday period. The NHSScotland Be Ready for Easter campaign, which was launched today (Monday March 11th), is…

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