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EveningTimes Online
Volunteers keep NHS across Lanarkshire going as tough winter pushes service to breaking pointcare staff across Lanarkshire as winter illness and bad weather pushed the heal
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 hours ago
care staff across Lanarkshire as winter illness and bad weather pushed the health service to breaking point. Staff across NHS Lanarkshire, Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire, and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership saw... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nicola Sturgeon apologises to patients hit by winter delaysNHS Lanarkshire announced last week that office workers were being redeployed t
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
NHS Lanarkshire announced last week that office workers were being redeployed to perform hospital cleaning duties because three of its hospitals were “inundated”. A series of health boards cancelled some operations to cope with the spike. Callers to... Read more
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Daily Record
Wishaw woman urges others to sign up to organ register after kidney transplantare currently approximately 580 people with life-threatening illnesses who are
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
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 chair of the health board’s organ donation committee, said: “At... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Office staff were "delighted" to clean beds and serve meals in over-stretched hospitals says health boardand serve meals has responded to criticism saying staff were “delighted” to hel
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 days ago
and serve meals has responded to criticism saying staff were “delighted” to help the under-pressure NHS. Admin staff in NHS Lanarkshire have been redeployed to the area’s hospitals to help ease pressure on staff coping with “unprecedented”... Read more
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17d
EveningTimes Online
Lanarkshire GPs offer Saturday appointments to meet high demand in Januaryunder-pressure health board area are to extend their opening hours to help meet
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
under-pressure health board area are to extend their opening hours to help meet demand for appointments. The move comes as NHS Lanarkshire responds to "unprecedented levels" of winter illness, with hospitals and surgeries facing exceptionally high... Read more
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17d
EveningTimes Online
GP surgeries to open on Saturdays to meet demand in Lanarkshirebe open every Saturday in January from 8.30am to 12.30pm, starting this weekend
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
be open every Saturday in January from 8.30am to 12.30pm, starting this weekend. Dr Iain Wallace, Medical Director for NHS Lanarkshire, said: “We are working closely with our general medical practice colleagues to respond to the increased need... Read more
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Daily Record
North Lanarkshire GP practices to open on January weekends to meet demandare open on Saturday morning if they feel they need to see a doctor. The move
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
are open on Saturday morning if they feel they need to see a doctor. The move is one of the measures being put in place by NHS Lanarkshire in response to the unprecedented levels of winter illness. Both GP practices and hospitals are facing... Read more
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Daily Record
Scots health board to open GP doors on Saturdays amid 'unprecedented' crisisneed to see a doctor.Woman with a cold lying in bed holding tissues. The move
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
need to see a doctor.Woman with a cold lying in bed holding tissues. The move is one of the measures being put in place by NHS Lanarkshire in response to the unprecedented levels of winter illness. Both GP practices and hospitals are facing... Read more
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Daily Record
Wishaw GP practice to open on Saturday mornings in January to help meet demandare open on Saturday morning if they feel they need to see a doctor. The move
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
are open on Saturday morning if they feel they need to see a doctor. The move is one of the measures being put in place by NHS Lanarkshire in response to the unprecedented levels of winter illness. Both GP practices and hospitals are facing... Read more
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Daily Record
MSP says lack of proper gritting was factor as people waited several hours in A&Eper cent, and the University Hospital Monklands in 17th with 91.7 per cent. Ce
Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
per cent, and the University Hospital Monklands in 17th with 91.7 per cent. Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon called on NHS Lanarkshire to review the variation in waiting times at the three Lanarkshire sites. She also pinned some of the blame... Read more
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Daily Record
NHS office staff on cleaning duties as operations cancelled amid A&E crisisNHS Lanarkshire is redeploying office staff and postponing non-urgent procedure
Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
NHS Lanarkshire is redeploying office staff and postponing non-urgent procedures amid soaring demand for A&E services. The health board said its three hospital sites, including University Hospital Wishaw, had been “inundated” over the festive period... Read more
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19d
Daily Telegraph
Office workers at Scottish health board redeployed to hospital cleaning amid NHS 'meltdown'and more than quadrupled in the last three weeks. Elective or non-urgent proce
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
and more than quadrupled in the last three weeks. Elective or non-urgent procedures were due to resume at the three NHS Lanarkshire hospitals on Wednesday but have now been postponed for the rest of the week due to the increased pressure on... Read more
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Daily Record
Number of obese or severely obese school kids in Lanarkshire on the risecent of primary one pupils are either obese or severely obese, up from 6.3 per
Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
cent of primary one pupils are either obese or severely obese, up from 6.3 per cent the previous year. Jonathan Cavana, NHS Lanarkshire’s child healthy weight programme manager, said: “Encouraging children and young people to adopt more active... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
NHS Lanarkshire office staff redeployed amid rise in demand for A&E servicesand postponing non-urgent procedures amid soaring demand for accident-and-emerg
EveningTimes Online / Posted 19 days ago
and postponing non-urgent procedures amid soaring demand for accident-and-emergency (A&E) services across the country. NHS Lanarkshire said its three hospital sites at Hairmyres, Wishaw and Monklands had been "inundated" over the festive period... Read more
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Daily Record
NHS Lanarkshire ask locals not to come to A&E unless "it's absolutely necessary"An NHS Lanarkshire chief has called on Monklands residents to avoid going to A&
Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
An NHS Lanarkshire chief has called on Monklands residents to avoid going to A&E unless absolutely necessary. The health board’s medical director Dr Iain Wallace made the comments after it was revealed all of NHS Lanarkshire’s hospitals were... Read more
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Daily Record
NHS Lanarkshire: Don't come to A&E unless it is absolutely necessaryto attend the county’s A&E departments unless they require “urgent and immediat
Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
to attend the county’s A&E departments unless they require “urgent and immediately necessary treatment”. The call comes as NHS Lanarkshire said hospitals were experiencing “peak activity” following the “extremely busy” Christmas and New Year... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Icy roads saw 'unprecedented' number of trauma cases at Lanarkshire hospitalsequivalent of a week-and-a half's work in just three days. Stephen Peebles, se
EveningTimes Online / Posted 25 days ago
equivalent of a week-and-a half's work in just three days. Stephen Peebles, service manager for trauma and orthopaedics at NHS Lanarkshire, said: "The number of trauma cases is typically around 50 a week at this time of year. "But we carried out... Read more
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Daily Record
St Andrew's Hospice welcomes Lanarkshire-wide palliative care decisionsupporters of the charity, who help raise the £88,000 weekly running costs stil
Daily Record / Posted 29 days ago
supporters of the charity, who help raise the £88,000 weekly running costs still needed on top of the funding provided by NHS Lanarkshire, saying: “It’s a big community project – we’ve invested a lot of money from the people of Lanarkshire and... Read more
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Daily Record
University Hospital Monklands patient died two days after being dischargedshocked” by the care given to the pensioner. Ms Agnew said she had found “sign
Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
shocked” by the care given to the pensioner. Ms Agnew said she had found “significant failings” in her care and ordered NHS Lanarkshire to apologise to the woman’s husband. She also outlined a series of recommendations to improve care,... Read more
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Daily Record
Woman dies two days after being sent home from hospital in taxi at 2ama number of recommendations to address the issues identified. The Board have ac
Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
a number of recommendations to address the issues identified. The Board have accepted the recommendations." Spso called on NHS Lanarkshire to apologise to Mr C in writing and to ensure that more senior doctors saw patients like Mrs C before being... Read more

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