Category: Coronavirus

Scotland Announces Phase 1

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has today held a press conference this lunchtime announcing a slight easing of restrictions in Scotland. The advice takes all Scottish people into a mandatory Phase 1 of Scotland’s routemap through the Covid19 Pandemic. The first steps will focus on outdoor activities and generally helping the wellbeing of all. Taking effect […]

Misery for Dental Patients

If, like us you’ve had toothache during lockdown, you’ll know that dentists are currently not able to do much for now. Dental surgeries throughout Scotland are almost all closed, offering advice and non aerosol procedures only, such as tooth extraction. Don’t suffer in silence if you have toothache. Phone your local surgery who will be […]

Low Contact Sports to Resume Soon

Phase 1 Plans for easing lockdown commence later this week on Thursday 28th May and will include low contact sports resuming. From Thursday, people will be permitted unrestricted amounts of outdoor exercise as long as social distancing is in place. Also various low contact sports will resume, including permission for fishing, golf, hiking, outdoor swimming […]

Haven Wellbeing Support Service

The Haven continues to provide emotional support to individuals, their families, children, young people and carers who are affected by life limiting illness, including those in the Covid-19 shielding and high risk categories due to underlying health conditions. The Haven Nurses and Children, Young People and Families Service Co-ordinator are supporting families in North and […]

Plan Set out to Lift Restrictions

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has today outlined a plan to take Scotland carefully out of lockdown. A four phase route-map has been announced today, Thursday 21st May 2020 in a press conference which took place at 12.30. Before exploring Scotland’s plan, we would reinforce, for now the message is still the same. Stay at Home, […]

Domestic Fire Safety

With all of us spending more time at home due to COVID-19 the Fire Service has recognised a general increase in domestic house fires across Scotland and sadly a rise in fire related fatalities (though not necessarily South Lanarkshire). Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, (SFRS) have been working closely with VASLAN to highlight the members […]

NHS Lanarkshire Choir

Wow listen to this! Just what the doctor ordered. NHS Lanarkshire Choir have made another beautiful video, a cover of “You Raise me Up” The local choir which practices and performs virtually showed their own appreciation for key workers by performing in front of rainbows. Gillian Mulholland, consultant gastroenterologist, said: “Our performance of You Raise […]