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Last chance to nominate your healthcare hero

It is your last chance to nominate your healthcare hero for NHS Lanarkshire’s Staff Awards.

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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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Maureen McSherry (back, second from right) and Lyn Clyde (back, third from right) with members of the maternity team and baby Hunter Ness. Hunters mum is also an NHS Lanarkshire midwife.

NHS Lanarkshire midwifery team nominated for top award

NHS Lanarkshire’s midwifery team has been nominated for the prestigious Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Award for Midwifery Service of the Year.

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Jimmy Hood pictured in 2015 with staff and volunteers of Lab on a Lorry

Tributes paid to Jimmy Hood

Tributes have been paid to former Labour MP Jimmy Hood who has died aged 69.

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Jackie Lockhart

Race night raises £6,960

A memorial night fundraiser for a much-loved Bellshill woman has managed to raise the staggering sum of £6,900 for two charities.

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Death rate down at NHS Lanarkshire hospitals

Death rate down at NHS Lanarkshire hospitals

All three NHS Lanarkshire acute hospitals are in the top seven performing hospitals in Scotland for reduction in hospital standardised mortality ratios (HSMR).

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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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Taylor Drummond

Mum prepares for a final goodbye to her son

A Motherwell mum is distraught after learning her 21-year-old son’s health is now so frail, they won’t even have Christmas together.

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GP recruitment has failed

GP recruitment has failed

A Scottish Government initiative to recruit GPs has failed to bring a single doctor to Lanarkshire.

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Lorraine Dickson died in 2011, now her daughter is taking legal action against NHS Lanarkshire

Health board faces legal action

A Motherwell woman is suing NHS Lanarkshire after her mother contracted a flesh-eating bug caused by a draining tube being left in for days.

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Mark Sweeney needs �80,000 to buy a robotic suit. Pic: SWNS

Motherwell teen dreams of walking again

A Motherwell teenager could have his dreams of walking again realised with the help of robotic suit.

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Lanarkshire Deaf Club staff welcome a representative of the Big Lottery Fund to join the celebrations

Deaf Club celebrates returning ‘home’

Lanarkshire Deaf Club held an opening day event to welcome its return to the Daisy Park Centre in Motherwell.

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Bonnie with her parents Jack McMillan and Kayla Strachan

Parents appeal to save baby Bonnie

A Newarthill family are trying to raise £100,000 to send their baby daughter for experimental treatment in America.

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All standing side by side in cancer battle

All standing side by side in cancer battle

Churchgoers determinedly banded together from across the faiths as they prayed to beat the common enemy of cancer.

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Rebecca Sellers from Motherwell represents the Scotland's amputee football team

Rebecca makes Scotland debut in second sport

A Motherwell woman was the only female member of the team as Scotland’s national amputee football team took on The Netherlands.

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Health board says it is ready for attacks

Health board says it is ready for attacks

NHS Lanarkshire believes it is much better placed to deal with future cyber attacks.

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Applications for guardianships have risen due to Scotland's ageing population

Cuts won’t mean the end for vital service

The unexpected withdrawal of a lifeline which gives senior citizens assistance with key tasks like shopping will soon have a substitute.

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Mary Sneddon is joined by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren at her party

Plenty to celebrate on Mary’s big day

Motherwell woman Mary Sneddon celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by three generations of her family.

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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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Kade Kennedy-Clayton learns the guitar from Jordan Milligan


at last year's event

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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