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Autism Awareness Conference

Published on 18 May 2017

Wednesday 21st June 9am-4.30pm in the Stornoway Sea Angling Club (RSVP 9th June)   Autism Eileanan Siar is hosting an Autism Awareness Conference to raise awareness of autism in the Western Isles. The event features guest speaker Alex Lowery, a…

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Breast screening is coming to a site near you soon! Women are urged ‘Don’t get scared, get screened’

Published on 15 May 2017

If you’re a woman over 50, the combination of checking your breasts yourself and attending your regular breast screening appointments gives you the best chance of being diagnosed early - and surviving breast cancer. In the last round of screening…

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Renal Unit celebrates 10th anniversary

Published on 08 May 2017

  The Renal Unit at the Western Isles Hospital recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary since opening in May 2007.   To mark this special occasion, patients, friends and family members gathered together at a buffet lunch, joined by Mr. Neil Galbraith, NHS Western Isles Chairman, and Mr. Gordon…

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Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) Service

Published on 04 May 2017

NHSWI Cardiac Nursing Team (Lewis & Harris) The award winning NHS Western Isles Cardiac Nursing Team has received funding from the British Heart Foundation for an 18 month specialist nurse post to help identify people in the Western Isles who…

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Local nurses Frances and Michelle graduate as Dementia Champions

Published on 25 Apr 2017

NHS Western Isles is proud to announce Frances Robertson, Senior Charge Nurse at Western Isles Hospital’s Surgical Ward, and Michelle Cameron, Staff Nurse at Ospadal Uibhist agus Bharraigh, as its latest successful graduates for Cohort 7 Dementia Champions Over the…

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