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Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

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One of the organisations supporting the campaign is St John Scotland, which also provides CPR training to groups across the country. Volunteer Andrew Robertson is pictured delivering a training session.

Would you know how to save someone who has a cardiac arrest?

Every week in Scotland 70 people will have a sudden unexpected cardiac arrest. That’s a little more than the number of people on a full double decker bus.

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Fiona Davies, who underwent a life-saving kidney transplant operation in May 2017, is supporting the Scottish Government campaign to encourage more people to sign up to the NHS Organ Donor Register.

Transplant recipient urges everyone to join Organ Donor Register

A woman who received a life-saving kidney transplant in May 2017 has backed a campaign to increase the number of people on the NHS Organ Donor Register.

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Laura looked stunning on her wedding day.

Laura is set to share her slimming secrets

A slimmer whose life changed considerably since dropping from a size 14/16 to a size 8/10 is using her success to shape a whole new career helping others achieve their dream weight loss too.

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New legislation on the minimum pricing of alcohol will be introduced on May 1 this year.

Campaign to raise awareness with retailers of alcohol minimum pricing

Owners of the 5300 convenience stores across Scotland will be the focus of a new awareness-raising campaign on the introduction of a minimum unit price for alcohol.

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Newton Mearns audiologists pledge support during Tinnitus Awareness Week

Newton Mearns audiologists pledge support during Tinnitus Awareness Week

Audiology experts in Newton Mearns have pledged to support the British Tinnitus Association (BTA).

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Corinne Hutton during her fight for life after contracting sepsis '  an illness that kills more people than breast and prostate cancers combined.

Sepsis didn’t claim Corinne’s life – but she lost her hands and legs

When Corinne Hutton’s cough hadn’t cleared after a couple of weeks, she’d had enough, so she went to see her GP.

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launches the Festive Drink Drive campaign with Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone. ''''Picture by Chris James.

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

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The resource will be officially launched today

Charity launches new cardiac resource

A Scottish charity has launched a new online resource to support people who have had or been affected by an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

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Cost of delayed discharge

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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