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Decision to implement new GP contract after strong backing from profession

By | 2018-01-22T14:38:44+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Latest Developments|

The BMA’s Scottish GP Committee (SGPC) has today [Thursday 18 January] taken the decision to implement the proposed new GP contract for Scotland, following strong backing in a poll of the profession.The poll which asked if the contract should be implemented ran from 7 December to 4 January and saw the contract backed by 71.5% [...]

New Medical Director of the Health & Social Care Partnership

By | 2018-01-22T14:32:41+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Latest Developments|

Dr Chris Mackintosh, current Medical Director of the Health & Social Care Partnership, is retiring in June this year. Dr Iain Hathorn has been successful in the recent recruitment process for a new MD. Val de Souza said she was delighted with this appointment and that Iain, Chris and herself will shortly be working out [...]

Turning Ideas Into Action – Our Place Our Plan Survey

By | 2018-01-22T14:23:09+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|General News|

South Lanarkshire Partnership is beginning a programme of activities working closely with individuals and communities to develop neighbourhood plans. People living in Springhall, Whitlawburn, Hillhouse, Udston, Burnbank and Strutherhill are being asked to take part in a short survey. The survey presents 4 Big Questions and asks residents to consider and share their hopes for [...]

Carers Monthly Meeting – Blantyre Miners

By | 2018-01-12T15:38:29+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Latest Developments|

The Networks next monthly meeting will be held in Blantyre Miners Club, in the back lounge on Wednesday 7th February 2018 (10:30am-12:30pm).     Guest speaker still to be confirmed. Come along, bring a friend who has a Carering role. For further details call the office on 01698 285163

Information Fayre – Fernhill Community Centre –

By | 2018-01-22T15:00:04+00:00 January 12th, 2018|SLCN News|

The Networks next Information Fayre will be held in Fernhill Community Centre, 12 Auchenlarie Drive, Lanarkshire, Rutherglen, Glasgow G73 4EQ   Thursday 15th March 2018 - Event times will be 10:30am - 2:00pm.   If you're a Carer watch this space for further details.   If you're a Organisations who can help Carers - give us [...]

Christmas day care at Kello Hospital

By | 2017-12-20T13:39:49+00:00 December 20th, 2017|General News|

NHS Lanarkshire Charge Nurse, Agnes Erskine is putting others before herself this winter by working Christmas and Boxing Day at the Minor Injuries Unit in Kello Hospital, Biggar. Instead of tucking into a festive lunch and settling down to watch the Queen’s speech, Agnes will be on duty, ready to help patients in need of [...]

Give the gift of life this Christmas

By | 2017-12-20T12:51:11+00:00 December 20th, 2017|General News|

Lanarkshire residents are being urged to give the gift of life this Christmas, by joining the Organ Donor Register.  Last year, 431 people had their lives transformed through organ donation. There are currently approximately 580 people with life-threatening illnesses who are on the transplant waiting list.  NHS Lanarkshire medical director, Dr Iain Wallace, who is [...]