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Eat Safe Award for Arbroath Infirmary

The kitchen in Arbroath Infirmary has been given Eat Safe awards by Food Standards Scotland.

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‘Van-tastic’ boost for recycling project

‘Van-tastic’ boost for recycling project

Normally two wheels are better than four, but not so for an Angus bike recycling project which officially took possession of a brand new electric van last week.

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NHS Tayside signs up to midwives’ charter

NHS Tayside signs up to midwives’ charter

NHS Tayside has given its backing to a campaign supporting the health, safety and well-being of midwives and maternity staff.

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One in five referrals were refused in 2015.

Call for a review of children and young people rejected by mental health services

A leading children’s charity is calling for a review of the assessment and referral processes for children and young people with mental health issues.

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Defibrillator needed at the heart of East Haven village

Defibrillator needed at the heart of East Haven village

The charity East Haven Together has begun a Crowdfunding campaign to provide a defibrillator and village emergency telephone scheme.

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Councillor David May.

May’s motion on Frank’s Law passed

Angus Councillor David May has expressed his delight that a motion he put forward at the Scottish Lib Dems conference on Frank’s Law and the need for research on the link between dementia and football was unanimously passed.

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The new group will be launched next Wednesday at Ninewells Hospital.

New group for rheumatoid arthritis patients

A new support group is being established for people in the Tayside area affected by Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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GP Dr Scott Eason explains the 'Medicine Sick Day Rules' card to patient Scott Alexander.

NHS Tayside urges us to take care of our kidneys

NHS Tayside is supporting Acute Kidney Injury Week (March 13-17) to help raise awareness of acute kidney injury and how to prevent it.

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Relay for Life in Kirriemuir takes place at Kirriemuir Show Field on August 12 and 13.

Cancer survivors to lead lap of honour for Relay for Life in Kirriemuir

A mum of two diagnosed with cancer on the day before her wedding anniversary is urging Scots to sign up for Relay for Life.

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Heartstart Discovery courses running this month

Heartstart Discovery courses running this month

Heartstart Discovery is running free two-hour training sessions in emergency life support for members of the public in our area this month.

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Shona Robison

Mulberry campaigners meet Health Minister

Campaigners fighting to keep the Mulberry Unit open, have met with the Scottish Government’s Health Minister, Shona Robison.

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Deaf Links is keen to gauge the interest in lip reading classes in Angus.

Charity extending lip reading classes to Angus

A Tayside charity is keen to improve local services for deaf and hard of hearing people in Angus by starting lip-reading classes in the area.

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Hundreds nominated for NHS awards

Hundreds nominated for NHS awards

More than 400 nominations have been submitted for a new awards scheme recognising the achievements of NHS staff across Tayside.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Additional £18.5m allocated to Tayside health services

An additional £18.5 million will be allocated to NHS Tayside in the coming financial year, Health Secretary Shona Robison has announced.

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Ferry councillors reject NHS proposal

Ferry councillors reject NHS proposal

Proposed changes to the boundaries of a Broughty Ferry GP practise have raised concerns in the community that doors could be closed to new patients from local housing estates.

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Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Places still available on free Angus pain management course

Places still available on free Angus pain management course

There are still places available on a free self-management courses aiming to improve quality of life for people living with chronic pain.

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Protesters outside the Town and County Hall this morning.

Union accuses Angus Council of “suppressing democracy”

GMB Scotland has accused Angus Council of “suppressing democracy” after a deputation on behalf of redundancy threatened home carers was barred from speaking before the council set the 2017/18 budget today (Thursday).

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Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

A daily dose of sunshine via Vitamin D pills keeps coughs and colds at bay, according to new research.

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Free Heartstart Discovery life support courses

Free Heartstart Discovery life support courses

Heartstart Discovery is running free two-hour training sessions in emergency life support for members of the public in Dundee and Perth in February.

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