NHS Ayrshire & Arran is launching a new campaign encouraging people to think before attending an Emergency Department (ED). The trust’s ambition is to provide the best care possible for the people who really need to attend the Emergency Department—that is patients with life threatening conditions and those with injuries. Ayrshire & Arran’s Emergency Departments […]
Locals encouraged to get symptom checked sooner rather than later A GP from NHS Ayrshire and Arran has stressed the importance of people getting checked if they’ve had a cough for three weeks or more. Dr Hugh Brown urged those who have a persistent cough, or have noticed someone with the symptom, not to delay seeing […]
Parents and dog owners in North Ayrshire are being warned to look out for a toxic plant being washed up on our shores. The Council reports that Hemlock water dropwort, also known as poisonous parsnip, has been swept up on beaches in Saltcoats and Stevenston, and may be found on other beaches in the area. […]
Stroke patients in Ayrshire are reaping the benefits of the new acute stroke unit in University Hospital Crosshouse.
It’s really important that we encourage our children to enjoy eating more veg but as a mum of three children under ten, I know the problems us parents can face.
NHS Ayrshire & Arran has teamed up with The Conservation Volunteers, Green Exercise Partnership, Forestry Commission and Scottish Natural Heritage to encourage patients, staff, visitors and the wider community to use the green space on the University Hospital Ayr campus.
The Scottish Ambulance Service has released a brand new film to coincide with World Stroke Day (29 October) to highlight the need for fast action when it comes to a suspected stroke. 15,000 people in Scotland suffer from stroke every year. Originally conceived as a training film for the Service’s Paramedics and Technicians, the film […]
North Ayrshire Foodbanks is happy to announce that for the October week holiday it will be once again offering support to families through our daily fun activity club, Make A Meal Of It, at the following venues: Ardrossan Church of the Nazarene, 150a Glasgow Street, Ardrossan Ardeer Community Centre, 23 Shore Road, Stevenston, KA20 3LA The […]
Auchenharvie Academy in Stevenston has become the first school in North Ayrshire to take part in a national training programme to help reduce the numbers of young people taking up or trying smoking. The ASSIST programme aims to reduce smoking among young people aged 12 to 13 by training influential students to spread the word on new norms […]