Monday, 20 November 2017

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News

Success of local Smokefree Hebrides: Highest percentage of supported smoking quit attempts in 2016/17

Published on 31 Oct 2017

The Western Isles are delighted to report that they have had the highest percentage increase in the number of supported smoking quit attempts between 2015/16 and 2016/17. The percentage of successful quit attempts at 12 weeks in the Western Isles…

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Uists Dental Redesign Engagement Events

Published on 27 Oct 2017

The Western Isles Integration Joint Board (IJB), which is responsible for the planning of a range of health and social care services, is currently considering how the new model for dental care will be provided in the Uists and is hosting three public engagement events…

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Group Practice announces new automated telephone service

Published on 24 Oct 2017

Group Medical Practice has recently introduced an automated telephone service at its Stornoway surgery based at Springfield Road, Stornoway, to help patients book their appointments out with opening hours. Jennifer Ellis, Practice Manager, said, “Our new automated phone service, available…

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Sèimh ‘Wave of Light’

Published on 24 Oct 2017

A ‘Wave of Light’ event was held on the evening of Saturday 14th October 2017 at the Caberfeidh Hotel in Stornoway and was well attended by local families and friends. The event, organised by NHS Western Isles’ Sèimh group, was…

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Giant Inflatable Colon comes to Western Isles

Published on 19 Oct 2017

NHS Western Isles are planning bowel screening promotion throughout the Western Isles in November. The Giant Inflatable Colon is a walk through large scale replica of the human colon or bowel that allows visitors to learn about the various stages…

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