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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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Two in three adults face mental health problems

Two in three adults face mental health problems

Most Britons say they have experienced a mental health problem at some point in their lives with younger generations particularly impacted.

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Head Injury Information Day will be held in the citys DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Cambridge Street next week on Wednesday, May 10, running from 9.00am to 3.30pm.

Head Injury Information Day coming to Glasgow

An annual event bringing together people living with brain injuries, their families, friends and carers alongside charities and support groups working in Lanarkshire and throughout West Central Scotland is again coming to Glasgow.

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

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Learning to cook for the family is just one service Healthy Valleys offers

Healthy Valleys looks towards a brighter future at Lockhart

Moving is an exciting time, whether you’re switching homes or updating your offices.

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Geraldine Ward was diagnosed with MS 14 years ago. Pic: Alan Watson

MS patients worried about receiving care

The North Lanarkshire branch of the MS Society have expressed concern about future care of those with the condition.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

What smokers need to know about the new cigarette laws

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

New breast cancer trial seeks volunteers

A new scheme will reduce women’s risk of developing breast cancer by helping them lose weight and become more active.

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Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

A smartphone app that does away with the misery of daily injections for diabetics could be on the horizon.

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Lockhart Hospital in Lanark

Lockhart Hospital campaigners feel ‘let down’ by health minister

Campaigners calling for the full reopening of Lanark’s mothballed Lockhart Hospital say they feel badly let down by the response they got this week from Scottish Government health minister Shona Robison.

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Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost half, according to new research by the University of Glasgow.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Improved focus on eyecare services

More eyecare services should be made available in the community, a national review has recommended. The Community Eyecare Review, commissioned by Health Secretary Shona Robison last year, has published today (Wednesday, April 19).

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It is our car park!!!

Hospital staff form human barrier to put over parking message

If you've been unable to get parked at Hairmyres Hospital, it could be because commuters have grabbed the spaces.

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The Haven, Forth.

Your chance to see over the new Haven in Forth

The Haven Centre in Forth, which opened this month to support those with life-limiting conditions, is holding two open days.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Health Secretary calls on Scots to take cancer test

Scots who put off doing their bowel screening test are being reminded of its importance during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.

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Take a little “Breathing Space” this Easter

Take a little “Breathing Space” this Easter

Scots are being reminded to take a little breathing space and look after their mental health, this Easter.

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