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Cost of delayed discharge

The SNP government’s failure to tackle delayed discharge has cost NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde over £12million in the past year.

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Is your job hazardous to your health?

Is your job hazardous to your health?

Sitting down at work is often blamed for poor health, but office workers are less likely to die early than a builder, according to a new study.

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Could your business support the British Heart Foundation?

The British Heart Foundation appeals for Glasgow businesses to join the fight against heart disease

Companies across Glasgow are being encouraged to help beat heart disease in their local area by joining forces with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) - Europe’s largest funder of heart and circulatory research.

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Warning to pet owners after poisoning reports

Warning to pet owners after poisoning reports

A leading vet has urged pet owners to be vigilant following reports of antifreeze poisonings in Glasgow.

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Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week.

Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week

Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week.

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The average home holds a host of hidden dangers, especially for the young, the elderly and those who are the most vulnerable.

Driving home the burns awareness message

Home is where the heart is, it’s where you are meant to feel the most safe.

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Past President of Eastwood Rotary Club, Margaret Macdonald.

Fashion show to support hospice

As part of their efforts to raise £5,000 to kit out a room at the new Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice, Eastwood Rotary Club have teamed up with ZUZU Fashions

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YMCA Scotland has joined forces with YMCAs across the UK and Ireland to support a major mental health campaign.

YMCA Scotland supports #IAMWHOLE campaign on World Mental Health Day

YMCA Scotland has joined forces with YMCAs across the UK and Ireland to support a major mental health campaign, as new research reveals the damaging effects of negative language and stereotypes about mental health.

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Care home staff win top awards William Cawley  and Linda McCulloch

High care standards sees glasgow staff win top awards.

Two carers from the Glasgow area have been recognised at the Meallmore Staff Awards winning top accolades for going the extra mile to deliver high standards of care to elderly and vulnerable people.

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NHS24 will use the development funding to improve the services it offers to people experiencing low mood, depression and anxiety, supporting those who need unscheduled care but do not require to contact emergency services.

£500k to improve first response mental health services.

Patients experiencing mental health problems will be better supported – thanks to a half million pound increase in funding.

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See Me is encouraging us all to talk about our mental health.

Call to start conversations on World Mental Health Day

Mental health is part of everyone’s day to day life, it affects all of us and we all need to talk about it – starting on World Mental Health Day.

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Folks at the Oaks donation

Folks at the Oaks donation

Local mental health care home, The Oaks, has donated £500 to mental health charity Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) for a cause very close to their hearts.

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Eastwood Refugee Aid make another run with help as winter fast approaches.

Eastwood group brings aid to families

The Eastwood Refugees Aid team embarked on a trip to help those in need in France and Belgium.

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Tracer dye being placed into the Capelrig Burn.

Anger over continuing ‘poo’llution at park!

A protest group has called on East Renfrewshire Council and Scottish Water to stop passing the buck and deal with the issues that matter.

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Bonnyton House has failed to sell again.

So, what next for Bonnyton?

The debacle that has become Bonnyton House Care Home rumbles on unabated as yet another closing date passes without a buyer.

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Public Health Minister Aileen Campbell today joined four-year- old Lyle Findlay at his vaccination appointment. Pic: Mark F Gibson.

Parents urged to join the fight against flu

Parents of two-five year olds are encouraged to join the fight against flu this winter, by ensuring their children get their flu vaccination.

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The labour ward at St John's Hospital, Livingston.

Giving birth at home could become routine

The future of maternity in Scotland could see more women giving birth at home, with no doctor in attendance - if there are no obvious risks.

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Pupils tuck into local produce

Pupils tuck into local produce

An innovative partnership is helping East Renfrewshire Council provide local food produce to the area’s primary schools.

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Enter now and your school could be in with a chance of winning.

Do you fancy winning £1,000 for your schools breakfast club?

Schools in your area could win £1,000 for their pre-school club by entering the annual Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards - with just one week to go before entries close, enter now so your school doesn’t miss out!

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