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Raising awareness of mental health through music

Soundminds will be returning to Motherwell Shopping Centre on Saturday to raise awareness of mental health through music.

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Uddingston musician Kate Barrie performs at Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Kate launches concert series

Uddingston musician Kate Barrie was asked to launch a concert series at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

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The family of Angie Passmore present cheques to Michaelle Campbell of Macmillan Cancer Support and staff from the  neonatal unit at Wishaw General Hospital

Celebration of Angie’s life helps good causes that were close to her heart

The family of New Stevenston woman Angie Passmore raised £3000 for charity at a celebration of her life.

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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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Concerns have been raised about the care of the elderly.

Fears for elderly as Edinburgh-based charity to close 12 care homes

Campaigners have expressed concern after a leading provider of housing for the elderly looks set to close a dozen residential care homes.

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Hospital’s future in the spotlight

Hospital’s future in the spotlight

NHS Lanarkshire’s plans to rebuild or refurbish Monklands Hospital have taken a step forward.

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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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Willie Wilson

Tributes paid to last Motherwell provost

The last man to hold to title of Motherwell provost, Willie Wilson, has passed away at the age of 89.

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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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The men are being treated at Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Men in critical condition following Newmains explosion

Two men are in a critical condition following an explosion inside a North Lanarkshire building.

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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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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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Dr Christine Young (front, centre) will colleagues from The Wilow Practice as they celebrate her retirement. Pic: Craig Halkett

GP retires after more than four decades of care

Dr Christine Young retired as a GP on Friday after caring for patients at The Willow Practice for 27 years.

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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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Liz MacKay

Liz ready to do a little turn on the catwalk

A Holytown breast cancer survivor will celebrate turning 70 by taking to the catwalk.

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Mum’s petition asks for more support for children with additional needs

Mum’s petition asks for more support for children with additional needs

A Carfin mum has started a petition calling on more support for children in North Lanarkshire with additional needs.

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Charlene MacPadden leads her colleagues Karen Waterson, Lorraine Myszker, Mason Park and Sanga Kharoti as they prepare for the walk. Pic: Craig Halkett

Specsavers sense the need for charity walk

Staff at Specsavers in Motherwell are raising awareness of sight and hearing loss by altering their senses for a fundraising walk.

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Provost Jean Jones is presented with a pennant by members of Team Lanarkshire following the British Transplant Games

Team thanks council for successful games

Athletes from Team Lanarkshire presented North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones with a special pennant.

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Dee McGreevy and her husband Thomas, pictured at Dee's care home in Uddingston. Pic: Colin Hattersley

Neurological patients don’t get right care

A charity has revealed many people with neurological conditions are not getting the care they need.

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