Tag: NHS Ayrshire and Arran

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New health chief starts

Claire Burden, the new chief executive of NHS Ayrshire and Arran, has joined the board this week, taking over from interim chief executive, Professor Hazel Borland.

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Hospital visit ban relaxed

Visiting is being allowed again at hospitals in NHS Ayrshire and Arran after health chiefs were forced into a U-turn.

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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.