Tag: NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Arran GPs under strain but don’t need mainland help
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Arran GPs under strain but don’t need mainland help

There is growing concern that a lack of local knowledge and facilities will create disruption and delay for patients on Arran following the announcement that patients phoning their GP practice may now have their call re-directed to a central call handling service on the mainland.

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Eating disorders soar during pandemic

NHS Ayrshire and Arran has reported a huge increase in eating disorders with a 55 per cent jump in demand for specialist services since the Covid pandemic began.

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Visiting resumes at NHS Ayrshire and Arran hospitals

The decision, which came into effect at the start of the week, is in response to the Scottish Government’s Covid-19 strategic framework, current trends of low community transmission and the continued success of the vaccine programme.

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Endoscopy services restarted

These appointments, including colonoscopy, will now be restarted but with a number of processes in place to ensure the safety of patients and staff.

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Knitters rally for baby unit

NHS Ayrshire and Arran’s maternity unit has been overwhelmed the generosity of knitters from Arran and from across the world following an appeal for knitted hats for newborn babies.