Monday, September 20, 2021
surgery - Health News Scotland

Contracts awarded for option of private mesh removal surgery.

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Patients will be able to visit private surgeons outside of Scotland to perform mesh removal surgery.Contracts have been awarded to Spire Health Care in Bristol and the Mercy Hospital in Missouri America, where Dr...

Dental Group supports staff wellbeing by adopting a fully flexible hybrid working model

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SCOTLAND’S largest dental group has transformed its headquarters into a hybrid workers’ dream following consultation with their staff.The Clyde Munro Dental Group support centre in Glasgow has reduced its office capacity by more than...
hemp leaf and oil - Scottish News

Hemp seed oil company gets exciting new role within pharmacy group

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A HEALTH and wellness company known for supplying high quality products has been appointed to the role of a preferred supplier for a pharmacy group.Voyager Life plc, known for its production of Cannabidiol and...
lab - Research News Scotland

Over £6 million for state-of-the-art forensic laboratory

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A NEW toxicology laboratory for Scotland is to be created to provide state-of-the-art testing capabilities for police and prosecutors.The Scottish Government is providing more than £6 million for the new purpose-built centre that will...
beer - Research News Scotland

Leading health experts are calling for better alcohol labelling

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HEALTH experts are calling for better alcohol labelling as new research suggests that most of the public do not know the nutritional information of popular alcoholic drinks. The research also showed that the majority of...
vaccine - Health News Scotland

The mobile vaccination timetable has been extended

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THE vaccination bus will operate this weekend to reach as many over 18s as possible meaning more people will get “Jagged in July”.The mobile unit run by NHS Lothian and the Scottish Ambulance Service...
BEN PAGLIA AKEA LIFE - Health News Scotland

Health bosses warn “no mask” policy could be a setback

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HEALTHCARE bosses warn that the "no mask" policy could ignite a "setback" to the start of the pandemic as the virus was first transmitted by air travel.The British healthcare and testing company that provides...
Kim on his 24 hour Munro round

Runner manages to break record by bagging 33 Munros in just one day

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A RUNNING coach has managed to bag 33 Munros in just one day in Scotland.After setting off early on Saturday morning Kim Collison ran over 99 miles and climbed over 29,000 feet to snatch...
judy-murray - Scottish News

Judy Murray helps to launch new tennis resource for parents and carers

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JUDY Murray will help create a resource for parents and carers that will give children and young people across Scotland the opportunity to develop tennis skills at home.Judy will be partnering with Education Scotland...
coronavirus - Health News Scotland

Coronavirus Test and Protect to prioritise high risk cases

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SCOTLAND'S Test and Protect contact tracing staff are to prioritise phone calls to high risk cases to ensure the system delivers maximum benefit as Coronavirus case numbers increase.SMS text messages will now be used...
The brave youngster in hospital - Scottish News

Scots youngster left screaming in pain and hospitalised after swimming at popular beach

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A SCOTS youngster was left screaming in pain and hospitalised after going swimming at a popular beach.Tracy Mclean was horrified after white lumps started appearing all over her daughter Khloe's body shortly after she...
powerful laser - Research News Scotland

Physics innovation set to transform capabilities of Scottish manufacturing

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Researchers have secured £586,000 to develop 3D laser beams whose shape can be changed. The innovation from the National Robotarium, hosted by Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh is set to transform the manufacturing and healthcare technology...
A study from the University of Dundee and University College London has shown strong links between ‘emptiness’ and suicidal behaviour - Scottish and UK News

Research from a Scottish university reveals new data on mental health

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A STUDY from the University of Dundee and University College London has shown strong links between ‘emptiness’ and suicidal behaviour.There has been a global rise in the number of patients describing feelings of emptiness...
TGA - Scottish News

Glasgow ex-teacher beats brain surgery with ‘surprisingly trendy’ wheelchair

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A 40 year old from Bishopton near Glasgow, has discovered that powered wheelchairs can be ‘cool for younger people’ with the WHILL Model C.Jenna McKernan lives with her firefighter husband, two young children and...

Scots inactivity death rate revealed higher than global average

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A COALITION of leading charities and institutions are urging the Scottish Parliament to act immediately following a report reveals 17% of deaths in the UK are caused by inactivity, compared to 9% worldwide1.While up...
CEO - Research News Scotland

Shortage of lab technicians could have huge impact on UK’s Covid testing

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THE CEO of a British technology training firm and tech think tank has warned of a looming crisis facing UK laboratories.Andy Lord the CEO of Credersi has warned that particularly those at the forefront...
plants - Scottish News

Agreement could turn plant industry into a Brexit success story according to trade association

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A UK trade association has launched a campaign calling for the Government to negotiate a plant health agreement between the UK and the EU that will enable the multi-billion pound sector to boost the nation’s...
Cancer - Health News Scotland

£10 million has been given to improve cancer waiting times in Scotland

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£10m WORTH of funding is being provided to Health Boards across Scotland to improve cancer waiting times.The money will be directed to where it is most needed in each region and could be used...
vaccine - Health News Scotland

Everyone over 18 can now sign up for their vaccine

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ANYONE aged 18 and over who has not received a first coronavirus vaccination appointment or has missed their first dose for any reason is being invited to self-register for an appointment.The portal will be...
Cancer - Health News Scotland

Action to address incorrect exclusions from cervical screening

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AROUND 430 women incorrectly excluded from the Scottish cervical screening programme over the last 24 years are being offered appointments with GP practices or gynaecology services following an urgent review of cases.During a routine...
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