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BoBath Summer Skills Workshop

By | 2018-04-17T10:51:56+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Latest Developments|

Applications are now open to register interest in attending our Summer Skills Workshops in Edinburgh. This is a new project for 16 – 26 year olds the 4 day workshops will be delivered at Ecas in Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY There is a leaflet attached with further information - applications can [...]

Hamilton Health and Social Care Forum – What do you know???

By | 2018-04-16T14:27:45+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Latest Developments|

Hamilton Health and Social Care Forum was formed in 2016 and has the aim of allowing patients, service users, carers, and the general public to have a voice in the planning and development of local health and social care services including those delivered jointly with other community organisations.  Prior to 2016 the forum was known [...]

Bank of England’s Chief Economist, Andy Haldane.

By | 2018-03-15T16:14:28+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Latest Developments|

We’re delighted to invite members of your organisation to a special event we are hosting with the Bank of England’s Chief Economist, Andy Haldane. When: Monday 26th March 12.15pm to 15.00pm Where: The Tudor Hotel, 39 Alexander Street, Airdrie, ML6 0BA Who: Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England and Brian Sloan, Chief [...]

Countdown to National CSE Awareness Day – 18th March 2018

By | 2018-03-13T14:26:09+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Latest Developments|

Today South Lanarkshire Child Protection Committee launches a five day Countdown to National CSE Awareness Day - 18th March 2018 to support others across the world working to unite against child sexual exploitation The National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day aims to highlight the issues surrounding CSE; encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out [...]

A Connected Scotland: Tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social connections

By | 2018-03-08T11:05:51+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Latest Developments|

In the last Parliamentary term, the Scottish Government welcomed The Equal Opportunities Committee report on Social Isolation which was the first of its kind anywhere in the world. The committee found that social isolation and loneliness was a problem in Scotland, and recommended that the Government developed a national strategy to tackle it. This consultation [...]

Health and social care forum’s newest recruit bringing a fresh pair of eyes

By | 2018-03-08T09:35:40+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Latest Developments|

A FOURTH year school pupil from South Lanarkshire is pursuing her dream of becoming a Doctor - by helping to shape local health and social care services. Mhairi Finlayson, a pupil of Strathaven Academy, has just attained a string of top marks for her prelim exams as she focuses on a future career in medicine. [...]

NHS Lanarkshire Cancels Appointments Following Red Weather Warning

By | 2018-02-28T13:57:36+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Latest Developments|

Due to the red warning which has been issued for the area, we are cancelling all outpatient clinics and treatment room appointments for the rest of the day (Wednesday 28 February) and until 10am tomorrow morning (Thursday 1 March). Anyone who has an appointment scheduled should not attend. We will ensure any cancelled appointments are [...]

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 & [...]

STAKEHOLDERS HAVE THEIR SAY IN NEXT STEP TO IMPROVE TRAUMA AND ORTHOPAEDIC SERVICES

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, [...]