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Lanarkshire health visitors retain UNICEF baby friendly accreditation

Lanarkshire health visitors retain UNICEF baby friendly accreditation

Published: Tuesday, 04 October 2022

'Baby Friendly' accreditation from UNICEF

Walk this May!

Walk this May!

Published: Wednesday, 11 May 2022

People across Lanarkshire are being urged to explore their local greenspace this week to boost their mental health and wellbeing

Pedalling the way to improved mental health

Pedalling the way to improved mental health

Published: Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Wheels set in motion to support mental health

Self-care advice issued for thousands of Lanarkshire people self-isolating

Self-care advice issued for thousands of Lanarkshire people self-isolating

Published: Friday, 07 January 2022

NHS Lanarkshire issues self care advice

“When can I go home?” Partnership hospital programme providing answers to fundamental question

“When can I go home?” Partnership hospital programme providing answers to fundamental question

Published: Friday, 17 December 2021

PDD epitomises good, safe patient care based on a human touch.
Photograph from BBC News at bbc.co.uk/news

Getting medical help in Lanarkshire this winter

Getting medical help in Lanarkshire this winter

Published: Tuesday, 07 December 2021

NHS Lanarkshire launch their Winter preparedness campaign

Public urged to play their part following cases of Omicron in Lanarkshire

Public urged to play their part following cases of Omicron in Lanarkshire

Published: Tuesday, 07 December 2021

NHS Lanarkshire is urging the public to play their part in reducing the spread of Covid-19

Pumpkin spook-tacular illuminates care home creativity and compassion

Pumpkin spook-tacular illuminates care home creativity and compassion

Published: Friday, 29 October 2021

Residents and staff across Lanarkshire’s care homes have carved out a truly spook-tacular Halloween,

Hard-hitting clip lays bare abhorrent abuse and threats levelled at staff

Hard-hitting clip lays bare abhorrent abuse and threats levelled at staff

Published: Friday, 06 August 2021

A hard-hitting video has laid bare an abhorrent litany of abuse levelled at staff in Lanarkshire.

Sustained pressure across NHS Lanarkshire’s three acute hospitals

Sustained pressure across NHS Lanarkshire’s three acute hospitals

Published: Thursday, 22 July 2021

NHS Lanarkshire is continuing to experience unprecedented levels of pressure across the three acute hospitals.

Get involved in creating neighbourhood plans

Get involved in creating neighbourhood plans

Published: Thursday, 03 June 2021

Every community in South Lanarkshire is to be encouraged to get involved in creating their own neighbourhood improvement plan.

Wonder woman Lynn paints tribute to care home caped crusaders

Wonder woman Lynn paints tribute to care home caped crusaders

Published: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Artistic nurse has given her care home colleagues a superhero-style boost –depicting them in an amazing caped-crusader gallery

NHS Lanarkshire asks for public support as COVID-19 vaccination programme ramps up

NHS Lanarkshire asks for public support as COVID-19 vaccination programme ramps up

Published: Tuesday, 27 April 2021

NHS Lanarkshire’s COVID-19 vaccination programme

Tot who battled COVID as a baby is thriving as first birthday celebrations approach

Tot who battled COVID as a baby is thriving as first birthday celebrations approach

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Happy first birthday to little Peyton Maguire

NHS Lanarkshire asks those with underlying health conditions and unpaid carers to roll up their sleeves

NHS Lanarkshire asks those with underlying health conditions and unpaid carers to roll up their sleeves

Published: Friday, 05 March 2021

NHS Lanarkshire has begun inviting those aged 16-64 with underlying health conditions and unpaid carers to roll up their sleeves

A personal message from The Prince of Wales

A personal message from The Prince of Wales

Published: Thursday, 04 March 2021

At the request of the Prince of Wales, NHS Scotland has been working with the Palace to deliver a message to all staff

Another milestone reached in NHS Lanarkshire’s Covid-19 vaccination programme

Another milestone reached in NHS Lanarkshire’s Covid-19 vaccination programme

Published: Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Joe McGlone from East Kilbride was among the first to receive a vaccination at our mass vaccination clinics.

Community testing begins in South Lanarkshire

Community testing begins in South Lanarkshire

Published: Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is now available for people without symptoms in South Lanarkshire.

Community COVID care centre marks patient milestone as case numbers start to decline

Community COVID care centre marks patient milestone as case numbers start to decline

Published: Tuesday, 23 February 2021

A little-known NHS service that’s providing COVID care in the community in Lanarkshire has just marked a significant milestone,

Support available for vulnerable adults

Support available for vulnerable adults

Published: Friday, 19 February 2021

The fourth national Adult Protection Day takes place tomorrow.

Milestone reached in covid-19 vaccination programme

Milestone reached in covid-19 vaccination programme

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2021

One of our many vaccination teams working in our community vaccination centres.

Lanarkshire families and carers asked to help with patients in the community

Lanarkshire families and carers asked to help with patients in the community

Published: Thursday, 14 January 2021

People in Lanarkshire are being asked to help if possible with a loved one’s care to protect under pressure care at home service

Director of Public Health update care home visiting

Director of Public Health update care home visiting

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2020

NHS Lanarkshire’s Director of Public Health has written to all care homes in Lanarkshire to advise them on changes to visiting.

First careful steps to restoring vital contact as limited indoor visiting is set to begin in some care homes

First careful steps to restoring vital contact as limited indoor visiting is set to begin in some care homes

Published: Tuesday, 15 December 2020

NHS Lanarkshire and partners are set to take the first careful steps to reintroducing indoor visiting in care homes.

Flu vaccination uptake

Flu vaccination uptake

Published: Tuesday, 01 December 2020

NHS Lanarkshire thanks flu clinic staff for their continued hard work

Be Flu Smart

Be Flu Smart

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2020

This year, NHS Lanarkshire is delivering flu vaccinations to everyone who is eligible – this is more than 300,000 people.

Mrs Parker strikes the right note - to touch heartstrings across the globe

Mrs Parker strikes the right note - to touch heartstrings across the globe

Published: Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Mrs Rebecca Parker has embarked on a 100-day piano marathon for charity

Poignant ingredient in Mr T’s A-mazing African quarantine cuisine

Poignant ingredient in Mr T’s A-mazing African quarantine cuisine

Published: Friday, 10 July 2020

Nigerian chef’s lockdown fare takes Lanarkshire town by storm

NHS Lanarkshire is redesgining primary care services as they begin to return

NHS Lanarkshire is redesgining primary care services as they begin to return

Published: Tuesday, 07 July 2020

NHS services start to return to their ‘new normal’ while still dealing with COVID-19

Connected - when connection is needed most

Connected - when connection is needed most

Published: Friday, 12 June 2020

Near Me shores up Mental Health Support

Primary care services available on Monday 25 May

Primary care services available on Monday 25 May

Published: Thursday, 21 May 2020

All GP practices and many community pharmacies across Lanarkshire will be open on bank holiday Monday 25 May 2020.

Shielding animation offers essential guide

Shielding animation offers essential guide

Published: Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Shielding an essential guide

Local charity are real LifeSavers

Local charity are real LifeSavers

Published: Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Local LifeSavers volunteers and one of the donated vehicles

Tributes flood in for much-loved healthcare support worker

Tributes flood in for much-loved healthcare support worker

Published: Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Tributes have poured in for a ‘selfless and bright’ healthcare support worker who passed away from COVID-19 on Monday.

Protecting our most at risk people during COVID-19

Protecting our most at risk people during COVID-19

Published: Friday, 17 April 2020

Karen Goudie
Chief Nurse University Hospital Monklands

NHS Lanarkshire work with local hospices to expand acute hospital capacity

NHS Lanarkshire work with local hospices to expand acute hospital capacity

Published: Friday, 27 March 2020

NHS Lanarkshire is working with hospices in the area.

Community testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) underway in Lanarkshire

Community testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) underway in Lanarkshire

Published: Wednesday, 04 March 2020

New approach will help manage possible cases and minimise the risk of infection

Community-driven approach to alcohol and drugs recovery is praised

Community-driven approach to alcohol and drugs recovery is praised

Published: Friday, 07 February 2020

The Beacons

Norwegian Visit showcases how Lanarkshire is delivering realistic medicine

Norwegian Visit showcases how Lanarkshire is delivering realistic medicine

Published: Wednesday, 29 January 2020

NHS Lanarkshire recently welcomed a delegation from the Norwegian Ministry of Health to University Hospital Hairmyres

NHS Lanarkshire welcomes approval of Blantyre Care Hub

NHS Lanarkshire welcomes approval of Blantyre Care Hub

Published: Friday, 10 January 2020

NHSL has welcomed a decision that will see the creation of a Care Hub, technology enabled houses and a centre of excellence.

Lanarkshire mental health project wins Scottish Health Award

Lanarkshire mental health project wins Scottish Health Award

Published: Friday, 22 November 2019

Frontline emergency staff in Lanarkshire win prestigious Scottish Health Award

Revealed: Award winning team's listening ears are the secret of resounding success

Revealed: Award winning team's listening ears are the secret of resounding success

Published: Friday, 22 November 2019

The leader of an award-winning health and social care team has revealed the secret of success – a listening ear!

Families encouraged to arrange Power of Attonrney

Families encouraged to arrange Power of Attonrney

Published: Thursday, 21 November 2019

Families across Lanarkshire are being encouraged to arrange Power of Attorney (PoA) on behalf of their loved ones.

Sensational seven year old beats off veteran volunteers to land coveted achievement award

Sensational seven year old beats off veteran volunteers to land coveted achievement award

Published: Thursday, 07 November 2019

A kind Lanarkshire lad has won a fiercely contested volunteer award - despite being only seven years old.

Living well with chronic pain

Living well with chronic pain

Published: Tuesday, 05 November 2019

Living well with chronic pain - online info boosts support to staff and patients

Ceremony to mark construction of Larkhall Primary Care premises

Ceremony to mark construction of Larkhall Primary Care premises

Published: Tuesday, 05 November 2019

A sod-cutting ceremony to mark the construction phase of the relocation of the Union Surgery, Larkhall took place yesterday

Woodstock Medical Centre Patient Meeting

Woodstock Medical Centre Patient Meeting

Published: Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Woodstock Medical Centre patients thanked for participating in meeting

Innovative approach brings success at COSLA Awards

Innovative approach brings success at COSLA Awards

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019

A team from the South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership has won a top award at this year’s COSLA Awards.

Families urged to get Power of Attorney

Families urged to get Power of Attorney

Published: Tuesday, 08 October 2019

Families across Lanarkshire are being urged to arrange power of attorney

Report hghlights significant improvements to Multiple Sclerosis support and care

Report hghlights significant improvements to Multiple Sclerosis support and care

Published: Friday, 20 September 2019

Lanarkshire's MS Specialist Nurses, Julie Wilkie, Claire Purdie (part time Neurology Nurse) and Claire Millar

Woodstock Medical Centre ends contract with NHS Lanarkshire

Woodstock Medical Centre ends contract with NHS Lanarkshire

Published: Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Woodstock Medical Centre practice has given notice to end their General Medical Services (GMS) contract with NHS Lanarkshire

South Lanarkshire Community Survey

South Lanarkshire Community Survey

Published: Thursday, 06 June 2019

Can you help with our community survey?

Online tools bring laser focus to supporting health and social care priority

Online tools bring laser focus to supporting health and social care priority

Published: Thursday, 06 June 2019

The wonders of the Digital Age

Myth busting animations help breastfeeding mums

Myth busting animations help breastfeeding mums

Published: Thursday, 06 June 2019

Breastfeeding Awareness Week 2019

Community urged to have their say

Community urged to have their say

Published: Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Residents from all corners of Larkhall are being invited to share their views and vision for the future of their town.

Public invited to give views on mental health

Public invited to give views on mental health

Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2019

Members of the public are being invited to give their views on a mental health and wellbeing strategy for Lanarkshire.

Unpaid Carers Survey

Unpaid Carers Survey

Published: Wednesday, 27 February 2019

What Carers need in South Lanarkshire

NHS Lanarkshire looking for views on realistic medicine

NHS Lanarkshire looking for views on realistic medicine

Published: Monday, 25 February 2019

NHS Lanarkshire is inviting people in Lanarkshire to come along and talk about what realistic medicine means to them.

Trailblazers lead the way at heart of health and social care

Trailblazers lead the way at heart of health and social care

Published: Friday, 22 February 2019

A small band of volunteers are offering a trailblazing service at the heart of health and social care.

Helping Hairmyres Kids

Helping Hairmyres Kids

Published: Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Little children with big hearts helped raise a fantastic £3000 for University Hospital Hairmyres.

GP festive opening hours

GP festive opening hours

Published: Friday, 14 December 2018

Many Lanarkshire GP practices will be open on Boxing Day, Wednesday 2 January as well as the Saturdays of 5 and 12 January 2019.

Vibrant new website sees Health and Social Care Scotland go online

Vibrant new website sees Health and Social Care Scotland go online

Published: Friday, 14 December 2018

A vibrant and comprehensive new website has been launched for Health and Social Care Scotland (HSCS).

Event to lend a hand of hope to those living with addiction

Event to lend a hand of hope to those living with addiction

Published: Thursday, 06 December 2018

South Lanarkshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership Event

Partnership efforts to improve lives of children and young families recognised

Partnership efforts to improve lives of children and young families recognised

Published: Monday, 26 November 2018

Partnership efforts set national standard.

Lanarkshire launches new care framework for Huntington's Disease

Lanarkshire launches new care framework for Huntington's Disease

Published: Thursday, 15 November 2018

Local staff and families at forefront of work to help people with complex neurodegenerative condition

Innovation and commitment sets the gold standard at national awards

Innovation and commitment sets the gold standard at national awards

Published: Thursday, 15 November 2018

South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partenrship sweep up at awards

Partnership behind challenge poverty week

Partnership behind challenge poverty week

Published: Thursday, 04 October 2018

SLHSCP are proud to be supporting Challenge Poverty Week

Public asked their views on future of University Hospital Monklands

Public asked their views on future of University Hospital Monklands

Published: Wednesday, 25 July 2018

A consultation has been launched to seek public views on the replacement or refurbishment of University Hospital Monklands.

Double Awards for Healthy Valleys

Double Awards for Healthy Valleys

Published: Friday, 06 July 2018

Healthy Valleys have been awarded a brace of top awards for vital work in communities across Clydesdale.

Hairmyres secret behind 1984 masterpiece revealed

Hairmyres secret behind 1984 masterpiece revealed

Published: Wednesday, 04 July 2018

As part of NHS Lanarkshire’s 70th Anniversary, staff at University Hospital Hairmyres paid tribute to their most famous patient.

National recognition for innovative health care projects

National recognition for innovative health care projects

Published: Friday, 22 June 2018

The power of partnership has been recognised at national showcase event.

Steelman Bill shores up national campaign

Steelman Bill shores up national campaign

Published: Monday, 07 May 2018

A South Lanarkshire man has become the focal point of a campaign that could help thousands of Scots with high blood pressure.

South Lanarkshire Carers Network: meeting

South Lanarkshire Carers Network: meeting

Published: Tuesday, 01 May 2018

Do you provide care for someone?

Power of partnership working – and heavy plant – blaze a trail to the most vulnerable patients

Power of partnership working – and heavy plant – blaze a trail to the most vulnerable patients

Published: Friday, 02 March 2018

Local authority gritters have formed the steely vanguard of a health and social care team who care for vulnerable patients.

GP and hospital services update: weather related issues Friday 2 March

GP and hospital services update: weather related issues Friday 2 March

Published: Friday, 02 March 2018

GP and hospital services update

Inside Outside -the sex industry in Scotland

Inside Outside -the sex industry in Scotland

Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018

An exhibition of art, photography, video and audio installations and stories of women involved in prostitution in Scotland.

Partnership project centred on human dignity praised by national health chief

Partnership project centred on human dignity praised by national health chief

Published: Monday, 19 February 2018

A pilot initiative which has markedly improved lives in some Lanarkshire care homes has been praised by a national health chief.

Specially designed exercise classes an ideal fit for adults with a learning disability

Specially designed exercise classes an ideal fit for adults with a learning disability

Published: Thursday, 08 February 2018

Circ8 are looking for even more people to take part

Election time - have your say on the democratic process

Election time - have your say on the democratic process

Published: Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Are you interested in having your say on elections and how they are run?

NEWS UPDATE: GP Practices in Lanarkshire opening at weekends in January . . .

NEWS UPDATE: GP Practices in Lanarkshire opening at weekends in January . . .

Published: Friday, 19 January 2018

An updated list of GP practices open on 20 January 2018 has now been published.

Website focussing on connected, compassionate support now live

Website focussing on connected, compassionate support now live

Published: Monday, 15 January 2018

A website supporting a national mental health programme that seeks to deliver connected, compassionate support is now live.

Satellite mapping technology connecting people to  grass root community support

Satellite mapping technology connecting people to grass root community support

Published: Thursday, 11 January 2018

Locator tool is fusing the wonders of the satellite age with grass-roots voluntary support.

Partnership connections, challenges and celebrations  . . .  in a snapshot

Partnership connections, challenges and celebrations . . . in a snapshot

Published: Friday, 22 December 2017

A short film has brought some of the highlights of partnership working in South Lanarkshire over 2017 into sharp focus.

New website to recruit GPs to Lanarkshire

New website to recruit GPs to Lanarkshire

Published: Thursday, 21 December 2017

A new website promoting Lanarkshire as an ideal place for GPs to practice has been launched by NHS Lanarkshire.

New service to treat patients at Lanarkshire Pharmacies

New service to treat patients at Lanarkshire Pharmacies

Published: Tuesday, 12 December 2017

A new service is being rolled out across Scotland through the national initiative ' Pharmacy First'

NHS Lanarkshire gets ready for winter

NHS Lanarkshire gets ready for winter

Published: Thursday, 07 December 2017

BAD weather, colds, flu and norovirus are just some of things we can expect to deal with in winter.

National Recognition Quality Improvement

National Recognition Quality Improvement

Published: Friday, 01 December 2017

Team pick up a Quality Improvements Award 2017

Meet the Lanarkshire Healthcare Experts - local practitioners star in video campaign

Meet the Lanarkshire Healthcare Experts - local practitioners star in video campaign

Published: Friday, 01 December 2017

SANTA isn't the only one who will be getting some expert s-elf help this winter

Co-production through Building and Celebrating Communities

Co-production through Building and Celebrating Communities

Published: Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Val de Souza writes though-provoking blog to coincide with co-production week

Partner Update: VASLan 6th Annual General Meeting

Partner Update: VASLan 6th Annual General Meeting

Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

VASLan hold their 6th Annual General Meeting