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South Lanarkshire staff commitment and compassion praised following treble trophy success

South Lanarkshire staff commitment and compassion praised following treble trophy success

Published: Tuesday, 22 November 2022

SLHSCP is celebrating a treble haul of national trophies – marking outstanding staff achievement

  ‘Goldilocks approach’ secret ingredient of Partnership’s national success

‘Goldilocks approach’ secret ingredient of Partnership’s national success

Published: Wednesday, 16 November 2022


The ‘Goldilocks approach’ behind award winning team’s recipe for success has been revealed.

Commitment and compassion in Lanarkshire recognised at prestigious awards night

Commitment and compassion in Lanarkshire recognised at prestigious awards night

Published: Wednesday, 09 November 2022

Outstanding professionalism, compassion and innovation in Lanarkshire were the toast of a national award ceremony last night.

Espresso clips offer short and powerful snapshots of care at home staff at work

Espresso clips offer short and powerful snapshots of care at home staff at work

Published: Thursday, 06 October 2022

A mini-series or short and powerful ‘espresso clips’ is set to bring the role of Care at Home staff into sharp focus.

 Families across Lanarkshire are being urged to arrange power of attorney

Families across Lanarkshire are being urged to arrange power of attorney

Published: Thursday, 29 September 2022

Families across Lanarkshire are being urged to arrange Power of Attorney (PoA) over loved ones in a bid to protect their wishes

Solid progress continues to meet priorities set out by communities

Solid progress continues to meet priorities set out by communities

Published: Friday, 23 September 2022

Solid progress continues in the effort to meet health and care priorities  – identified by South Lanarkshire communities.

Staff flexibility praised as Day Services remobilise

Staff flexibility praised as Day Services remobilise

Published: Tuesday, 20 September 2022

Day Services are nearing the completion of remobilisation in South Lanarkshire.

Suicide Prevention Week 4 - 10 September

Suicide Prevention Week 4 - 10 September

Published: Tuesday, 06 September 2022

South Lanarkshire Suicide Prevention Steering Group says talking and listening will save lives this Suicide Prevention Week

Outstanding contributions to social care in the national spotlight

Outstanding contributions to social care in the national spotlight

Published: Wednesday, 24 August 2022

Two social workers from SL HSCP have been recognised for their stellar contributions in social care

  ‘Life changing’ Home First programme gathers momentum

‘Life changing’ Home First programme gathers momentum

Published: Monday, 27 June 2022

An innovative approach to health and social care is to be given a funding boost of almost £5.5 million.

Mental Health Awareness Week podcast

Mental Health Awareness Week podcast

Published: Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Monday 9 May marks the start of MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

Candid series unveils everyday superheroes of frontline community service

Candid series unveils everyday superheroes of frontline community service

Published: Monday, 09 May 2022

A special series of feature articles has brought the lives and compassion of frontline community staff into sharp focus.

When Covid stopped the world, Jill stepped forward into job she loves

When Covid stopped the world, Jill stepped forward into job she loves

Published: Monday, 25 April 2022

Our special series continues, looking at those working in the heart of our communities as part of our Care at Home service.

Giving children a short break is the best thing Ann ever did

Giving children a short break is the best thing Ann ever did

Published: Friday, 22 April 2022

Could you be a Short Breaks Carer?

Calum took a right turn in his career and found a job he loves

Calum took a right turn in his career and found a job he loves

Published: Saturday, 09 April 2022

Our special series continues, looking at those working in the heart of our communities as part of our Care at Home service.

Mum’s example led Wendy into career she loves

Mum’s example led Wendy into career she loves

Published: Friday, 01 April 2022

Our special series continues, looking at those working in the heart of our communities as part of our Care at Home service.

Jessie praises care as “life changing”

Jessie praises care as “life changing”

Published: Thursday, 31 March 2022

In this special series, we look at the people working in the very heart of or communities as part of our care at home service.

Renewal and reinvigoration at the heart of a plan for health and care in South Lanarkshire

Renewal and reinvigoration at the heart of a plan for health and care in South Lanarkshire

Published: Monday, 21 March 2022

Hard won lessons and real-life experience of recent times are being harnessed to transform the approach to health and care.

A sharp change of direction took Annmarie down a wonderful career path

A sharp change of direction took Annmarie down a wonderful career path

Published: Tuesday, 15 February 2022

Annmarie Doherty

Home First approach sets down strong foundations for tomorrow’s health and care delivery – today

Home First approach sets down strong foundations for tomorrow’s health and care delivery – today

Published: Tuesday, 25 January 2022

More South Lanarkshire residents will soon benefit from innovative services that provide greater community-based care.

Care at Home on careful footing to reintroduce full supports after most challenging period on record

Care at Home on careful footing to reintroduce full supports after most challenging period on record

Published: Friday, 21 January 2022

A process has begun to carefully step out of contingency measures that were activated to safeguard vital supports.

Partnership activates contingency measures as pressures on community services grow

Partnership activates contingency measures as pressures on community services grow

Published: Friday, 31 December 2021

A range of measures is currently being activated to prioritise community health & care provision to the most vulnerable people.

Health and Social Care Director’s heartfelt tribute to ‘inspirational’ staff 

Health and Social Care Director’s heartfelt tribute to ‘inspirational’ staff 

Published: Thursday, 23 December 2021

The Director of Health and Social Care has described the inspirational commitment of staff as they continue commitment of staff

Flexible approach set out for a challenging winter ahead – as members of the public asked for their support

Flexible approach set out for a challenging winter ahead – as members of the public asked for their support

Published: Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Key actions to mitigate against severe pressures on the health and care system over the busy winter have been published.

Fitting tribute to home carers who light up lives in South Lanarkshire

Fitting tribute to home carers who light up lives in South Lanarkshire

Published: Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Home Carers in South Lanarkshire have been hailed as pillars of our community as national, Home Care day is celebrated

Q&A on our blueprint for tomorrow (Strategic Commissioning Plan)

Q&A on our blueprint for tomorrow (Strategic Commissioning Plan)

Published: Monday, 06 September 2021

The wider engagement behind the Strategic Commissioning Plan 2022 - 2025 explained

Superhuman Care at Home service praised after a year of frontline community heroics

Superhuman Care at Home service praised after a year of frontline community heroics

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2021

Home carers like Helen Daly and Denis Barron have been pulling out all the stops.

Flag raised high for autism awareness

Flag raised high for autism awareness

Published: Wednesday, 31 March 2021

A global awareness week for autism has been celebrated with a flag raising ceremony in South Lanarkshire.

Care home’s platinum pair reflect on 70 years of love and happiness

Care home’s platinum pair reflect on 70 years of love and happiness

Published: Wednesday, 31 March 2021

A devoted couple who live together in a Rutherglen care home have marked their platinum wedding anniversary.

Technology team's 2.4 MILLION mile tour de force driven by keeping people safe

Technology team's 2.4 MILLION mile tour de force driven by keeping people safe

Published: Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Video conferencing technology which links patients to health and social care staff has saved a possible 2.4 MILLION travel miles

Super Suzanne blazes a trail with caring app

Super Suzanne blazes a trail with caring app

Published: Tuesday, 16 March 2021

A South Lanarkshire social worker is blazing a trail with new technology designed to support people in our communities.

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

Construction of new council homes and care hub to begin

Construction of new council homes and care hub to begin

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2020

Work set to start on a major development to deliver South Lanarkshire’s new health and social care hub and 45 new council homes

Tomorrow’s world health and care technology team take top award – by being tuned in to here and now

Tomorrow’s world health and care technology team take top award – by being tuned in to here and now

Published: Friday, 09 October 2020

A Lanarkshire-based team who specialise in health and social care technology have been crowned leading lights in their field.   

Public health warning as Lanarkshire COVID Cases Rise

Public health warning as Lanarkshire COVID Cases Rise

Published: Friday, 04 September 2020

Local residents are being urged to keep Lanarkshire out of lockdown

Grassroots support in Autism community celebrated as flag hoisted high

Grassroots support in Autism community celebrated as flag hoisted high

Published: Thursday, 18 June 2020

Ramon Hutchingson, of SL HSCP Autism Resources Coordination Hub (ARCH) with Marco Fallone and his mum Carolanne.

Creation of a 'virtual health and social  care superstructure' underpinned by keeping people safe

Creation of a 'virtual health and social care superstructure' underpinned by keeping people safe

Published: Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Near Me - use across the generations

WWII Care Home heroes shore up battling spirit on 75th anniversary of VE day

WWII Care Home heroes shore up battling spirit on 75th anniversary of VE day

Published: Friday, 08 May 2020

TWO heroes of WWII have marked VE day by shoring up spirit on a key front in the COVID-19 response – from their care home.

Think ahead: keep our health and social care staff safe

Think ahead: keep our health and social care staff safe

Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2020

We must keep our staff safe

Caring for people in communities - plea for crucial contact to be kept to one person only

Caring for people in communities - plea for crucial contact to be kept to one person only

Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Health and Social Care leaders in Lanarkshire have urged people to take a single-person approach

South Lanarkshire families and carers asked to help with recently discharged hospital patients

South Lanarkshire families and carers asked to help with recently discharged hospital patients

Published: Saturday, 21 March 2020

People are being asked to help where possible if a loved one or someone they care for has been discharged from hospital.

Managing coronavirus (Covid-19) anxiety

Managing coronavirus (Covid-19) anxiety

Published: Saturday, 21 March 2020

Helpful advice about managing anxiety

A personal message from Ms Val de Souza, Chief Officer, South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership, 20 March 2020

Published: Friday, 20 March 2020

A personal message from Ms Val de Souza, Chief Officer, South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership, 20 March 2020

Meeting to help form the foundations for the future of health and care in Stonehouse

Meeting to help form the foundations for the future of health and care in Stonehouse

Published: Friday, 07 February 2020

People from Stonehouse are invited to have their say on the future of health and social care delivery in the local area

Concrete commitment to building fabric of community life into new Care Hub as plans are approved

Concrete commitment to building fabric of community life into new Care Hub as plans are approved

Published: Thursday, 19 December 2019

Plans for a Care Hub, Technology Enabled houses and Centre of Excellence in Blantyre have been approved.

Get it sorted! Families encouraged to arrange Power of Attorney

Get it sorted! Families encouraged to arrange Power of Attorney

Published: Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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

Public views to form the foundations for the future of health and care in Larkhall and Stonehouse

Public views to form the foundations for the future of health and care in Larkhall and Stonehouse

Published: Friday, 08 November 2019

People of Larkhall and Stonehouse are invited to have their say.

Revised plan for proposed Care Hub reflects Partnership's commitment to engagement

Revised plan for proposed Care Hub reflects Partnership's commitment to engagement

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Revised plans for a care hub, homes and centre of excellence in Blantyre can now be seen following extensive public engagement.

Virtual GP consultations go live

Virtual GP consultations go live

Published: Monday, 19 August 2019

Virtual GP consultations mark significant milestone in health and social care delivery

Event focussing on future model of care welcomed by the community

Event focussing on future model of care welcomed by the community

Published: Tuesday, 06 August 2019

AN event focussing on significant plans to modernise care has been widely welcomed by the local community.

Power of Attorney Adverts launched

Power of Attorney Adverts launched

Published: Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Did you know that you don’t need to choose a family member for a Power
of Attorney?

Power of Attorney - did you know . . .

Power of Attorney - did you know . . .

Published: Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Power of Attorney - Get it Sorted!

The future of care in South Lanarkshire: Information evening  20 August 2019 Blantyre Miners Welfare

The future of care in South Lanarkshire: Information evening 20 August 2019 Blantyre Miners Welfare

Published: Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Come along and hear all about a brand new community hub that is opening in the heart of Blantyre

Exemplary Lanarkshire work in sharp focus as new technology scaled up across Scotland

Exemplary Lanarkshire work in sharp focus as new technology scaled up across Scotland

Published: Friday, 31 May 2019

Exemplary work in Lanarkshire has become the focal point for a major rollout of new technology

Investing to modernise South Lanarkshire care facilities

Investing to modernise South Lanarkshire care facilities

Published: Thursday, 09 May 2019

Plans approved modernise care for older people in South Lanarkshire.

Developments in Clydesdale geared to improving health in the community

Developments in Clydesdale geared to improving health in the community

Published: Monday, 10 December 2018

Significant progress has been made to develop a model of care that is safe and based on the needs of people in Clydesdale.

Focus: Project that took patient care to new heights comes out top at national awards

Focus: Project that took patient care to new heights comes out top at national awards

Published: Thursday, 15 November 2018

Focus on exemplary work

New specialist inpatient beds at Kilbryde Hospice

New specialist inpatient beds at Kilbryde Hospice

Published: Monday, 10 September 2018

New specialist inpatient beds at Kilbryde Hospice

Singapore fact-finding mission focuses on pioneering digital care in South Lanarkshire

Singapore fact-finding mission focuses on pioneering digital care in South Lanarkshire

Published: Thursday, 10 May 2018

South Lanarkshire has become the focal point of an international fact finding mission!

SLHSCP supporting WWF earth hour event

SLHSCP supporting WWF earth hour event

Published: Friday, 23 March 2018

Earth Hour is the global event inspiring millions to take action for our world.

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.

News update: New pan-Lanarkshire model for palliative care services and specialist hospice provision

News update: New pan-Lanarkshire model for palliative care services and specialist hospice provision

Published: Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Lanarkshire is to get a new pan-Lanarkshire model for palliative care services and specialist hospice provision.

Partnership team win top UK award

Partnership team win top UK award

Published: Friday, 27 October 2017

A pilot initiative which has markedly improved the lives of people in care homes has won a prestigious UK award.