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Mulberry delay criticised by politicians

Two local politicians have spoken out about the delay in the decision on the future of the Mulberry Unit.

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Almost one in seven Scottish workers (14 per cent) have had to take time off work, or work irregular hours, to care for an elderly relative, new research has revealed.

Care home in top 20 recommended homes

A Broughty Ferry care home has been named among the top 20 recommended care homes in Scotland.

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Adoption & Fostering Group Angus held an Easter Egg Fun Day

Angus charity gives children a chance

The charity Adoption & Fostering Group Angus, held an Easter Egg Fun Day on Sunday in Crombie Country Park.

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Date for your diary!

Long Term Conditions

On Wednesday April 26, 2-4pm there will be a meeting at Parkview Medical Centre when Laura Kennedy will be talking about the FOOD4FREE project. People who live with Long Term Conditions are welcome to attend as are family and carers.

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Eat Safe Award for Whitehills kitchen

Eat Safe Award for Whitehills kitchen

The kitchen in Whitehills Health and Community Care Centre has been presented with the Eat Safe Award by Food Standards Scotland.

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Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost half, according to new research by the University of Glasgow.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Improved focus on eyecare services

More eyecare services should be made available in the community, a national review has recommended. The Community Eyecare Review, commissioned by Health Secretary Shona Robison last year, has published today (Wednesday, April 19).

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University visit for CPR champ Noah

University visit for CPR champ Noah

A young Carnoustie lad whose video of his excellent CPR skills went viral has spent the day with medical experts at the University of Dundee.

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Great Wall of China

China visit a Scottish first for brass band

A chance conversation has resulted in a group of talented youngsters getting ready to become the first Scottish Brass Band to play China.

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The Maggie's Centre in the grounds of Ninewells Hospital.

Join the penguin parade to support Maggie’s

Maggie’s, the charity which provides free practical and emotional support for people living with cancer, is hosting a sponsored walk from their Dundee centre to The Glasshouse Pavilion in Broughty Ferry.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Health Secretary calls on Scots to take cancer test

Scots who put off doing their bowel screening test are being reminded of its importance during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.

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Take a little “Breathing Space” this Easter

Take a little “Breathing Space” this Easter

Scots are being reminded to take a little breathing space and look after their mental health, this Easter.

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The campaigners: Back row L-R - Lesley Stephen, Lesley Graham, Anne MacLean-Chang. Front row - Alison Tait.

Breast cancer campaigners unlock revolutionary drug

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has announced a landmark decision to make the revolutionary breast cancer drug, Kadcyla, routinely available on Scotland’s NHS.

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Health authority prepares to celebrate NHS STARS

Health authority prepares to celebrate NHS STARS

The finalists in the NHS Tayside Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Awards have been announced following more than 400 nominations from staff and the public.

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From left - specialist renal nurse Janice McAsh, Logan Mill, Gillian Mill, Robbie Mill and staff nurse Helen Kidd.

Broughty birthday bash raises cash for Ninewells

A Broughty couple have donated more than £1000 raised at a birthday party to two wards at Ninewells as a thank you for treating their son.

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Young people with representatives at the launch event.

New youth forum to develop cancer services

A forum in Tayside has been launched which will involve children and young people in the development of cancer services.

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NHS urges caution to avoid accidents around the home

NHS urges caution to avoid accidents around the home

Householders are being urged by NHS 24 to avoid DIY disasters and garden mishaps this Easter by being mindful of accidents.

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Getting the message out

Getting the message out

An Arbroath man is using his personal experiences with mental health issues to launch a year-long project to raise awareness and end the stigma.

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Paul Gray, NHS Scotland chief executive.

Advisers appointed to help with financial challenge

A group of independent advisers has been appointed to help NHS Tayside meet its current financial challenges.

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Elsie Stewart is pictured with the volunteers at Whitehills.

Angus hearing service proves popular

A new service run by volunteers to help hearing aid users has proved popular on its first day.

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