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Betty has star quality on her milestone day

Kildrum woman Betty Mearns celebrated her 100th birthday this month as Carrickstone Care Home threw a party to celebrate.

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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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Broadwood Stadium

Help need to ensure Broadwood race is a real cracker

NL Leisure needs volunteers to ensure the Christmas Cracker 5k at Broadwood Stadium on Sunday, December 3, runs smoothly.

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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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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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Sean donates thousands to charity – again

Sean donates thousands to charity – again

Greenfaulds High School pupil Sean Lynch has once again raised an impressive amount of money for charity by organising social events.

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Carers offered a chance to hear from the experts

Carers offered a chance to hear from the experts

The Alpha Project has organised an event which will be of great interest to people nvolved in health and social care.

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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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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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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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Tannoch Stables

Tannoch superheroes round up a pile of cash

More than 20 superheroes and their trusty steeds raised lots of cash for Cancer Research UK by riding in Cumbernauld recently.

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Baby makes five for Mitchells

A Kilsyth woman has become a great-great-gran following the birth of a little bundle of joy called Ayda Rose.

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L-R Debbie, Mark, Rachel, and Chris Stewart are backing Anthony Nolan's campaign for better post-transplant care for people who have had stem cell transplants.

Cumbernauld teenager supporting national campaign

Most of Mark Stewart’s childhood memories are of being on drips and antibiotics – not the happy, carefree memories you’d hope a child would have.

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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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