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MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

A haggis company is recalling various products due to inadequate procedures to control bacteria that may cause serious food poisoning.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Wishaw General Hospital.

Operations postponed in Wishaw hospital power cut

A 'small number' of operations were postponed today at Wishaw General Hospital in problems with its power supply.

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Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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Chris, John and Janis McConville

Son releases dad’s song in support of MND battle

Carluke musician Chris McConville has released a charity single to show his support for his dad as he battles motor neurone disease (MND).

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Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

Calls to charity show emotional abuse soaring

A major children’s charity has seen a huge rise in emotional abuse being reported over the past seven years – soaring by 427 per cent.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely” to suffer from hay fever as over 55s

Adults under 25 “twice as likely” to suffer from hay fever as over 55s

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Yvonne with her mum, Mary Devanney, and nurse Corinne Barrett.

Buddies go to theatre with dementia patients at Wishaw General

Wishaw General Hospital is again at the forefront of helping people with dementia.

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Fewer than 80% of Lanarkshire women have had smear test

Fewer than 80% of Lanarkshire women have had smear test

An NHS Lanarkshire consultant is encouraging women who have missed their last smear to contact their GP practice, as it could save their life.

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Familes and friends of Healthy Valleys Stop Smoking Group joined staff and Councillor Mark Horsham at a celebration at the St Bride's Centre, Douglas. Picture Sarah Peters.

Ex-smokers celebrate with Clydesdale’s Healthy Valleys

Healthy Valleys was delighted that over 50 people attended a special ‘Stop Smoking’ event on Friday, May 26, at St Bride’s Centre, Douglas.

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Lockhart Hospital in Lanark.

Lockhart Hospital opens doors to offer health advice

People in Clydesdale are being invited to learn about the wide range of health and wellbeing projects on offer at an open-day event in the Lockhart Hospital community hub in Lanark tomorrow, Wednesday, June 14.

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Esteem, a new mental health charity based in Lanark.

Clydesdale charity aims to end mental health stigma

A small charity based in Lanark is working to end the stigma of mental health problems and to reduce the number of suicides.

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Dentists are urging us to protect our teeth against gum disease.

Gum disease: why are many of us ignoring the warning signs?

New research reveals many people may be increasing their risk of developing advanced gum disease by ignoring blood in their spit when they brush.

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New research by the Oral Health Foundation has found a troubling number of Scottish residents are having to face a 40-mile round-trip to visit a dentist.

Concerns raised about access to dental treatment

A leading charity has expressed concerns over access to oral healthcare in Scotland, as new research reveals an estimated 216,000 of the country’s residents are facing a 40-mile round-trip to be seen by a dentist.

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Wishaw General Hospital

Find out about nursing at Lanarkshire's three hospitals

NHS Lanarkshire is hosting nurse recruitment events at its three acute hospitals.
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Blood samples will need to be redone

Over 1,000 Lanarkshire patients need to provide new blood samples following cyber attack

Over a 1,000 patients will be required to provide new blood samples following the recent cyber attack on NHS Lanarkshire.

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Winners at the NHS Lanarkshire awards, in Hamilton Town House.

Awards for NHS Lanarkshire’s inspiring staff and volunteers

Healthcare staff from across Lanarkshire have been recognised for their inspirational work at their trust’s second annual award ceremony.

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

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Cheryl McNulty and Scott Wright with their baby daughters and charge midwife Alison Stark

Girls delivered safely during cyber attack

A Bellshill couple welcomed twin daughters into the world in the midst of the cyber attack that hit NHS Lanarkshire’s IT system.

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Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

A new project which aims to raise awareness of the chronic illness ME among health professionals has been launched during ME Awareness Week.

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