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Campaign to highlight signs of a stroke to be launched in Western Isles

Published on 13 Mar 2013

The Chief Executive of Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland, David Clark, will be joining staff from NHS Western Isles next week to launch the 2013 'FAST' (the Face, Arm, Speech, Time to call 999) campaign, which promotes awareness of the…

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Bowel screening saves lives

Published on 13 Mar 2013

NHS Western Isles is promoting the groundbreaking national campaign, which has been launched to encourage people between the ages of 50 and 74 to participate in bowel screening. People in the Western Isles may have already seen the national advert,…

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Public Consultation on Mental Health Services to commence in April

Published on 13 Mar 2013

A Public Consultation on Western Isles Health Board’s preferred option for Mental Health Services is due to start in April. Option Appraisal meetings took place in Lewis, Uist and Barra in January 2012, when members of the public, staff and…

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Taking steps to raise funds to help beat heart disease

Published on 26 Nov 2012

It's that time of year again in the Western Isles when local people are being encouraged to take part in the popular British Heart  Foundation Walks. Known as 'Walk the Western Isles Way', the walks take part across the Western…

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NHS Western Isles continues to ensure 100% of patients meet cancer waiting time guarantee

Published on 26 Nov 2012

As the Western Isles campaign to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer launches this month, NHS Western Isles is delighted to report that it continues to achieve 100 per cent against cancer waiting time targets. According to…

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