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New strategic health and social care plan

North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership (NAHSCP) is developing a new Strategic Plan and is inviting people on Arran and across North Ayrshire to share their views on all community based health and social care services for children, adults and older people.

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Visiting resumes at Ayr and Crosshouse

NHS Ayrshire and Arran have confirmed that visiting restrictions have been lifted and friends and family can now once again visit patients at University Hospitals Ayr and Crosshouse.

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Arran offering booster jabs and youth vaccines

Preparations are well underway to offer Covid-19 vaccines to young people who are newly eligible for their first dose and to those who are fully vaccinated who are now eligible for a third booster vaccine.

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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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It’s OK to Ask campaign launched

Scotland’s national health information service, NHS inform, is encouraging patients to ask questions about their care and treatment in a new campaign called It’s OK to Ask.

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Public warned to be on the lookout for vaccine scams

Arran patients will receive a telephone call with your appointment details when it is your turn to be vaccinated however in localities on the mainland appointments are being made by letter. Vaccines are free and the NHS will never ask for payment.

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Help for domestic abuse victims under lockdown

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced today that more than £1.5 million would be awarded to Scottish Women’s Aid and Rape Crisis from a £350 million communities fund announced in parliament two weeks ago.