Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Harry Jackson is now back in the UK

Tot stranded in Greece after contracting sepsis while hospitalised returns home

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A TOT who was stranded in Greece for two months after contracting sepsis while hospitalised with a twisted abdomen has now returned back home to the UK.Doctors in Crete told Harry Jackson's dad, Gary...

Blackwood customers get chance to adapt homes

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Vital adaptations to help people with disabilities live independently in their own homes are to be undertaken at around 200 properties across Scotland after independent living specialist Blackwood Homes & Care received record funding. Overall,...

BMJ editors ask Zuckerberg to correct fact checker errors

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In an open letter to Mark Zuckerburg British Medical Journal (BMJ) editors have asked that he corrects an “incompetent and irresponsible” fact check of one of their articles.Beginning on the 10th of November readers...
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How to prevent hair loss?

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Hair loss is a common problem that our population is facing. There are many reasons that this has become a prevalent issue for many nowadays. Some face this issue because of their genes, that...

NHS GP working on frontline during pandemic was refused exemption from jury duty

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AN NHS GP who has been working on the frontline during the pandemic was refused exemption from jury duty at the height of the Omicron outbreak.Dr Mike Smith has worked over 45 hours per-week...

Study reveals that people with Long-Covid face limited recovery after one year

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A RECENT study has revealed that Long-Covid patients show limited recovery, one year after being discharged from hospital.The study assessed adults in the UK who have been hospitalised due to Covid-19.The UK wide PHOSP-COVID...
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Scots university Covid survey could help young people’s well-being

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The Edinburgh university survey, centred around young people with intellectual disabilities (ID) asks parents to share their lockdown experiences.The hope is that the survey will allow families to be better supported in the future.The parents...
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New Covid-19 test approved for use in UK

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A new Covid-19 test kit has been approved for use in UK hospitals.The test kit developed by R-Biopharm is able to detect the Omicron variant of Covid-19, Flu and other coronavirus variants.Omicron is the...

National charity helps older people in West Lothian stay connected

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A HOUSING DEVELOPMENT in West Lothian has teamed up with a national charity to help older people in the local area log on and stay in touch with loved ones.Scottish charity, Cyrenians has donated...
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Scots University research team recommend new alcohol policy measures

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Tougher alcohol policy measures could reduce ambulance call-outs according to study.A University of Stirling team, led by Professor Niamh Fitzgerald, recommended new alcohol policy measures should be considered after results from their study showed...
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Couple get hitched three days before bride tragically dies from cancer battle

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A COUPLE who put off their wedding for eleven years got hitched three days before the bride tragically passed away.Ben and Jen Cooper got engaged in 2010 but kept putting back their wedding day...
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Scottish patients in “postcode lottery” for heart valve disease diagnosis

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A SCOTTISH patient organisation is calling for change to tackle the “postcode lottery” for access to treatment for a life-shortening heart condition.Highlighting the regional disparities and impact of the pandemic on access to treatment,...

Retired midwife strides ahead with new parent walking group

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A Stirling local has won a volunteer award for her inspirational work to set up a walking group for new parents and carers as government lockdown restrictions were lifted to reduce isolation.Retired midwife, Susan...

Scots recognised in national volunteer awards

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BBC’s Fiona Stalker hosts Paths for All’s annual volunteer award ceremonyVolunteers have been recognised for their work to improve the health of local communities and going the extra mile throughout the pandemic at a...

National award win sees Argyll and Bute local step up to the challenge

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An Argyll and Bute man has won a volunteer award for his effort in helping support the improvement of the health and fitness of his colleagues.Stephen Whiston has been named Step Count Champion of...

Fife Volunteer Wins Award for 18 years of service

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A Leven woman has won a prestigious volunteer award for her dedication and commitment to being a walking leader in her local area for just under two decades.Terry MacTaggart has been recognised as the...

Edinburgh volunteers win award for transformative community work

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TWO EDINBURGH volunteer groups have been recognised for their commitment and dedication to improving their local communities at a national award ceremony.Former Chair of The Bike Station, Alan Brown has been recognised as winner...

Inverclyde walking group strides their way to national award

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An Inverclyde walking group has won a volunteer award for helping to improve the health of their local community whilst going the extra mile to provide support during the pandemic.Inverclyde Bothy Health Walk Project...

Volunteer wins award for path transformation in The Scottish Borders

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A LOCAL volunteer been recognised for his dedication to developing and maintaining walking paths in Earlston that’s contributing to improving the health of many in his local community.Ian Gibb, who co-founded the Earlston Paths...

Walking group win volunteer award for stepping up during lockdown

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WALK with Braveheart, an organised walking group, has gained accreditation for its voluntary services throughout the pandemic.The team of volunteers, who do group walks around Clackmannanshire, supported locals throughout Covid-19 by dropping off shopping...
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