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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: [...]

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 – has been set up to provide a wealth of information, news and essential links.

Carers Right Day 24th November

By | 2017-11-13T15:38:22+00:00 October 27th, 2017|General News|

 Carers Right Day 2017:  24th November      This year's Carers Rights Day is taking place on Friday 24 November.  Sign up now to hold an event to help Carers find out about their rights. Having the right information at the right time can make a huge difference when you are looking after someone. The [...]

An affordable loan to furnish your perfect home…

By | 2017-08-04T14:43:13+00:00 August 4th, 2017|General News|

Lanarkshire Credit Union and The Furnishing Service have created a dynamic partnership to offer all people across Lanarkshire an amazing opportunity to furnish their homes with quality branded names at discounted prices that compete with many high street stores...  

South Lanarkshire Partnership Local Outcomes Improvement Plan

By | 2017-08-04T14:44:15+00:00 August 4th, 2017|General News|

Local Outcome Improvement Plan – Survey The South Lanarkshire Partnership is developing its Local Outcomes Improvement Plan to create a shared vision to come together and deliver improved opportunities for everyone in our communities.  The plan will inform neighbourhood plans which will tackle inequalities where they exist the most. As we prepare the Plan we [...]

A briefing on the Social Security (Scotland) Bill

By | 2017-08-04T14:26:18+00:00 August 4th, 2017|General News|

The Social Security (Scotland) Bill was introduced on 21 June 2017, following an initial consultation on the creation of a new social security system in Scotland which ran from July to October 2016. The Bill’s progress can be followed on the Scottish Parliament’s website at: In May 2017, the Cabinet Secretary for Social Security, Angela [...]