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Know who to turn to for healthcare advice in Lanarkshire

By | 2017-11-30T10:08:39+00:00 November 30th, 2017|General News|

Meet the Experts Welcome to our ‘Meet the Experts’ guide to the range of services that local healthcare professionals across Lanarkshire can provide. You can go directly to the right healthcare professional for the help you need when you need it, without having to see your GP first or face a lengthy wait in A&E. [...]

Three Lanarkshire acute hospitals in Scotland’s top seven for HSMR reduction

By | 2017-11-27T12:24:31+00:00 November 27th, 2017|General News|

All three NHS Lanarkshire acute hospitals are in the top seven performing hospitals in Scotland for reduction in hospital standardised mortality ratios (HSMR).  The recently published figures show that University Hospital Wishaw is the most improved hospital in Scotland with a 25.8 per cent reduction. Dr Jane Burns, NHS Lanarkshire acute divisional medical director, said: [...]

Changes to Universal Credit announced in this week’s budget

By | 2017-11-24T10:20:58+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

You may be aware of the changes to Universal Credit announced in this week’s budget including  - From January 2018, claimants will be able to access up to a month’s worth of universal credit within five days via an interest-free advance, and the recovery period will be extended from six months to twelve months. (New claimants in [...]

Website launch marks key milestone for health and social care partnership

By | 2017-11-14T09:17:52+00:00 November 14th, 2017|General News|

Partnership working in South Lanarkshire is being brought into sharp focus – with the launch of a brand new website. South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership’s (SLHSCP) all new user-friendly platform – to be found at www.slhscp.org.uk – has been set up to provide a wealth of information, news and essential links.

Invitation to a Carers Information and Consultation Event

By | 2017-11-14T10:54:58+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|SLCN News|

Invitation to a Carers Information and Consultation Event On Wednesday 29th November 2017 at South Lanarkshire Council, Banqueting Hall, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA.  Event runs from 10.30am-2pm (coffee and registration from 10am-10.30am) South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership and PAMIS (Promoting a More Inclusive Society) are holding an event, which we would like to [...]