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17/04/2015

If you prescribe or dispense the medicine ‘Lyrica®‘ or pregabalin please follow the link below:

‘the Pink One’, number 111, October-November 2014

 

17/04/2015
A programme of work being run at Raigmore Hospital which involves partnership working between patient and hospital staff has improved recovery times and surgery outcomes.
 
17/04/2015
An NHS Highland biomedical scientist maintains that a bowel screening test kit saved his life – and enabled him to sign-up for one of the largest humanitarian efforts in history.
17/04/2015
A medical ward at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness has closed to new admissions and visitors are being asked to stay away while staff deal with several cases of diarrhoea and vomiting.
 
Ward 2C has three patients currently affected with symptoms. Testing has shown that norovirus is present on the ward. 
16/04/2015
People with diabetes are 15 times more likely to need an amputation than the general population and across Scotland latest figures reveal over 1,350 Scots have lost a leg due to complications of diabetes.
16/04/2015
A pilot project being carried out at Raigmore Hospital which allowed patients to clearly identify the nurse in charge of their ward has proved to be a success and will now be adopted across the hospital.
15/04/2015
Latest News from Group Co-chairs Dr Pat McGrann and Alison Guest
15/04/2015
A Raigmore consultant paediatrician was recently honoured with a Long Service Volunteer Award from Diabetes UK.
13/04/2015
The NHS Highland Mid Ross community mental health team (CMHT) walked away with a clean sweep of honours at this year’s Mental Health Nursing Forum Scotland awards.
10/04/2015

Issued by Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has welcomed the very positive response from the public to a national campaign to recruit retained duty system (RDS) firefighters around Scotland.

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