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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 [...]

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 [...]

Hamilton Academical Football Clubs Winter Wonderland

By | 2017-12-13T15:06:53+00:00 December 13th, 2017|General News|

Secret Santa has been following us and has spoken with Lisa’s charity about all the work that we do in the community and along with the charity, today has dropped off HUNDREDS of TOYS for all the boys and girls for their Christmas. Hamilton Academical Football Clubs McCarthy and McArthur suite will be transformed into [...]

Home Energy Scotland

By | 2017-12-13T14:53:56+00:00 December 13th, 2017|General News|

Home Energy Scotland (HES) is a free energy advice service funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Energy Saving Trust. We deliver impartial telephone and face-to-face advice to households across Scotland. Based at each of our five advice centres, our community liaison teams can: Help you and the people you support with over-the-phone and face-to-face advice [...]

Scottish Government’s Aspiring Communities Fund Survey

By | 2017-12-13T14:08:19+00:00 December 13th, 2017|General News|

A working group of five local organisations are embarking on research to understand the need for complementary community based support for 14-18 year olds with mild to moderate mental health needs in South Lanarkshire's most deprived areas (bottom 15% SIMD).  The research is funded by the Scottish Government's Aspiring Communities Fund with a view to [...]

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 [...]