Wednesday, January 26, 2022
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Children’s hospital in Sciennes closes as services move to new facilities

THE Children's hospital at Sciennes, Edinburgh has closed its doors for the final time today as Children's Services move to the new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People.The new hospital is located next...
Alcohol consumption in Scotland dropped to a 26-year low last year - Scottish News

Alcohol consumption in Scotland dropped in 2020 to the lowest since 1994

ALCOHOL consumption dropped to a 26-year low last year according to a recent report from Public Health Scotland.The yearly Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy (MESA) report showed that alcohol sales fell by 5...
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New services have been introduced to help find cancer sooner

A new initiative to speed up cancer diagnosis and provide GPs with an alternative route to urgently refer patients has been launched.Three Early Cancer Diagnostic Centres (ECDC), within existing NHS facilities, will help to...
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Vulnerable children in Scotland face crisis due to missed opportunities for support, report finds

The lives of some of the UK's most vulnerable children are being devastated by a string of missed opportunities to provide them with timely and adequate support, a new report has revealed.The Adoption Barometer, published by charity Adoption UK,...

Home at last: Scot who survived horror accident in Far East

A SCOT given a 1% chance of survival after a horror accident abroad has returned home after astounding medics with his recovery. Kevin Skelly almost lost his life after the scooter crash in Taiwan two...

Walking charity ‘Step it Up’ with new strategy

SCOTLAND’S walking charity has set out its new strategy to help improve people’s lives and re-build as a happier, healthier, and greener nation post-pandemic. ‘Step it Up’ has been launched by Paths for All in...

“Disgraceful” NHS Lothian staff shortages could put lives at risk

SICK and injured patients face a 40-mile round trip for accident and emergency treatment as a result of “disgraceful” staff shortages.Patients who would normally be rushed to A&E at St John’s Hospital, Livingston, face...
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“Snip, snip, hooray!” Mum-of-three throws hubby hilarious vasectomy party

A MOTHER-OF-THREE has thrown her husband a vasectomy party including hilariously labelled testicle themed nibbles.Janine Ley, 39, was delighted to pull together the array of goodies for her husband, Kevyn, 42, as he prepared...


A Scottish charity that specialises in providing safe surgery for children in some of the world’s poorest countries is today celebrating an incredible landmark after just over three years in existence.Kids Operating Room (KidsOR),...

Scottish Government names three local areas chosen for pilot Child Disability Payment – Health...

Families of children with a disability or long term health condition living in Dundee City, Perth and Kinross and the Western Isles will be able to apply for the new benefit next summer.Child Disability...
Scottish Water Top Up Tap Challenge, Your Water Your Life, Race Fitness Head Coach Kieron Ross

Edinburgh’s Tap Trail Inspires New Workout Challenge

 Edinburgh’s network of distinctive Scottish Water Top up Taps has inspired a new outdoor workout challenge with a difference.Kieron Ross, Head Coach and founder of city-based Race Fitness, has plotted a 15.5 km route...
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Choosing the Perfect Drug Rehab Program

Drug addiction is never an easy topic to discuss. However, conversations are necessary since increased social and economic stresses have led to rising drug addiction rates all over North America. For example, the US...

115% increase in Scots schoolkids needing help with mental health problems

THE number of Scottish school pupils needing classroom help for mental health problems has more than doubled, shocking new statistics have revealed.New research by the Scottish Government has revealed that in 2011 only 1,086...
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A pet accessory company gives tips to keep your dog safe this summer.

With the warm weather set to stay, most people are excited by the prospect of sunny beach days to replace the absence of foreign holidays this year, but it isn’t always good news for...

Scotland’s largest dental group acquires Ayr practice

Owners identified Clyde Munro as desired purchasersA LONG-RUNNING dental practice is to continue to shine after its owners secured a takeover by Scotland’s largest dental group.Alloway Place Dental Practice in Ayr has become the...
Today marks the beginning of the Breathe Easy Week - UK News

Breathe easy week starts today and workers health is being stressed

TODAY marks the beginning of the Breathe Easy Week and the Health and Safety Executive are placing an emphasis on protecting workers.It is estimated that each year 12,000 people die from lung diseases related...
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Mental health charity highlights patient experiences of ‘invisible’ illness

A SCOTTISH mental health charity is praising the courage of children who are speaking out about the challenges they face, whilst living with an “invisible” illness.Young ambassadors for the Teapot Trust will be discussing...
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Courageous student gets her degree and the job of her dreams whilst battling cancer...

A former prison officer and bank worker whose eyes were opened to the possibilities of a career in nursing by her own serious illness has graduated from Edinburgh Napier University. Ellie Lamb was diagnosed with...

Edinburgh company’s digital engagement deemed best practice by Scottish Government

Two examples of digital public engagement by an Edinburgh communications consultancy during the COVID-19 pandemic have been deemed best practice by the Scottish Government.The work by Orbit Communications to engage with the public on...

Scots doctors pioneer for new stroke treatment

DOCTORS in Scotland are campaigning for a new initiative to treat stroke patients.The new initiative aims to discover when the patient actually suffered their attack which is one of the main concerns of a...
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