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NHS Lothian 5h
Do you want to find out about the range of careers we have? If you're attending a school in Edinburgh & the Lothians and are in S1- S3 our Careers Insight Day is for you! Book your place here for an exciting & interactive afternoon: workplacements@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
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NHS Lothian 9h
Head and neck cancers are the sixth most common cancer in Scotland. Head and neck cancers is a general term that doctors use covering any cancer that occurs in this area of the body. Find out more about the possible signs and symptoms here:
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NHS Lothian 13h
Well done all!
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NHS Lothian 14h
🌨️ Winter is snow joke! We are looking for registered nurses to join one of our teams and help support them through the winter months and beyond. Head to to apply.
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NHS Lothian Sep 16
We are taking part in a pioneering new scheme to provide extra comfort to children who have been involved in distressing events by giving them “Trauma Teddies” 🧸 Read more here 👇
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NHS Lothian Sep 16
It's ❤️ This year's campaign is on relationships, sex and disability. Healthy respect is a website for young people in the Lothians with relationship and sexual health information. Check it out here:
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NHS Lothian Sep 16
Today is a bank holiday, your local GP and pharmacy may be closed. You can use the Scotland's Service Directory to find the names, addresses, opening times and service details for thousands of NHS services in Scotland.
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NHS Lothian Sep 15
We hope you're enjoying your first weekend as Uni students. Don't forget to take care of yourself during your studies, register with a GP. Tell someone if you do become unwell 🤢
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NHS Lothian Sep 15
Have you got free time this morning? How about reading our own regular news paper 'Connections'. It covers stories about new and improved services, staff achievements and important changes in the region’s health and social care. Have a read here:
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NHS Lothian Sep 14
Most kids are funny about what they eat but it can be a bit of a pain when you're making more than one meal every night. Parent Club have some top tips you can try: See if making food for dinosaurs will do the trick 🦖
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NHS Lothian Sep 14
The 5th Picnic in the Park celebrating National Recovery month was a success🙌 Over 100 individuals attended the event, marking their achievements in recovery from addictions, supported by family, friends and staff from organisations/services
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NHS Lothian Sep 13
Are you hiding under the covers in fear of and the Harvest Moon 🌕? If something goes wrong and you end up having a mishap our Minor Injuries Unit at the Western General Hospital is open 7 days a week from 8am - 9pm.
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Lisa McDonald Sep 12
The last 4 days I have seen the very best of the NHS & treated with care & respect throughout by people who work long hard days to ensure all our hospital stays are as comfortable as possible. Thank you to all in ward 220B at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for my care.
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NHS Lothian Sep 13
Today is . Sepsis is a life-threatening reaction to an infection. Look out for the 5 key symptoms. If you have 2 or more of these symptoms, seek urgent medical advice 🏥
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NHS Lothian Sep 13
It’s almost the weekend! Keep yourself in good health whilst you’re out this weekend by following our tips. Remember to register with a GP in case you do become ill. Look out for your new mates ❤️
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NHS Lothian Sep 12
The nights are fair drawing in, winter is coming ❄️ We are looking for registered nurses to support our team through the winter months and beyond. Watch our video to help your application. More details:
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NHS Lothian Sep 12
A timeline for the phased move of services to the new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People (RHCYP) has been announced. It comes after two reports were published by Scottish Government, you can read more here:
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NHS Lothian Sep 12
It’s Suicide Prevention Week. Last year there were 784 suicides registered in Scotland. That’s not just a number; it’s our friends, family and work colleagues. If you suspect someone may be feeling suicidal, ask them – it could save their life
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NHS Lothian Sep 12
Are you in S1-S3 attending a school in Edinburgh & the Lothians and interested in a career in the NHS? Come along to an exciting & interactive afternoon at the Western General. Book your place by emailing workplacements@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
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NHS Lothian Sep 11
It's Have you tried running? The Couch to 5k app gives you a week by week work out plan and is beginner friendly. Check out their website You'll be running a marathon in no time!
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