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Trailblazing tomorrow’s world technology today  . . . Telehealth team win national award

By | 2018-02-23T10:23:55+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Latest Developments|

A pioneering team - who are changing the way people access health and care services in Lanarkshire via innovative technology - have won a coveted national award. NHS Lanarkshire’s Telehealth team, who work across North and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships, were recently crowned at the inaugural Holyrood (Connect) Scottish Digital Health & [...]

Carer Information Fayre – 15th March 2018 – 10:30am-2:00pm

By | 2018-02-20T10:37:49+00:00 February 20th, 2018|SLCN News|

South Lanarkshire Carers Network will be hosting an Information Fayre for unpaid Carers in Fernhill Community Centre, 12 Auchenlarie Drive, Rutherglen, G73 4EQ Thursday 15th March 2018 10:30am – 2:00pm  All welcome! South Lanarkshire Carers Network:-  01698 285 163 Email:- Visit our Website:- Like us on Facebook:- Twitter:- @slcarers


By | 2018-02-20T10:32:16+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Latest Developments|

NHS Lanarkshire is involving stakeholders in the next step towards improving Trauma and Orthopaedic Services.   An option appraisal event will be held on 20 March 2018 as part of plans to create centres of excellence for both trauma and planned (elective) orthopaedic surgery. Trauma and orthopaedics covers injuries and conditions relating to bones, joints, ligaments, [...]

Partnership project centred on human dignity praised by national health chief

By | 2018-02-19T15:19:43+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Latest Developments|

A pilot initiative which has markedly improved the lives of people in some Lanarkshire care homes has been praised by a national health chief.  Last year The Care Home Continence Improvement project set out to improve approaches to continence care. Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director of Healthcare Quality and Strategy for The Scottish Government, [...]

Family Fund are hosting an iPad workshop in Glasgow

By | 2018-02-15T15:10:08+00:00 February 15th, 2018|General News|

You might be interested to learn that Family Fund are hosting an iPad workshop in Glasgow on Thursday 15 March which is free to parent carers raising disabled or seriously ill children who have an iPad. The workshop is designed to help people get the most from their tablets, and use them in ways that [...]

Carers of East Lothian (CoEL) – Carer Support Co-ordinator

By | 2018-02-08T15:18:20+00:00 February 7th, 2018|General News|

Could you help lead our team? Carer Support Coordinator Terms: 28 hours pw (but with some flexibility), £27,033 to £29,445 (pro rata), 6% matched pension, flexible working arrangements Carers of East Lothian in the lead organisation supporting people who provide unpaid care for family or friends who are disabled, frail or who have chronic health [...]

Carers Monthly Meeting – 7th February 2018

By | 2018-01-30T09:55:25+00:00 January 30th, 2018|SLCN News|

Did you know that South Lanarkshire Carers Network Hold Monthly Meetings in Blantyre Miners, 1 Calder Street, Blantyre, G72 0AU The next monthly meeting will be held in Blantyre Miners (back lounge) on Wednesday 7th February 2018 10:30am-12:30pm.     With Guest speaker. Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month. Please note:-  only February 7th [...]

My Family and Alcohol

By | 2018-01-30T09:49:08+00:00 January 30th, 2018|General News|

Alcohol is something that is part of most people’s lives in Scotland, but have you ever considered the effect that alcohol can have on other people’s lives? My Family and Alcohol is for parents, wives, husbands, partners, grandparents , aunts, uncles, cousins.. basically any family member…. who is worried about alcohol in their lives. You may [...]

Val de Souza’s blog for January 2018 – Partnership qualities shine in trying times.

By | 2018-01-30T09:39:02+00:00 January 30th, 2018|General News|

Just some of the words I used in a recent blog to characterise partnership working, here in South Lanarkshire, during 2017. In the early days and weeks of 2018, once again, we’ve seen all those very qualities shine - as pressure on services reached unparalleled levels.  As the effects of winter illness and bad weather were [...]