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NHS Lothian 13h
Exposure to air pollution can cause lung disease, including lung cancer. Let’s work together for clean air.🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴 .
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NHS Lothian 17h
Did you know that Diabetes UK has a tool for you to calculate your risk for getting diabetes? Though this is just an estimate, it is always good to take steps that prevent diabetes. Read more about how you can, and access the tool, here:
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Simon Dunn Jun 14
3 day count down to on Monday at . Focus, hard work and passion from the teams in preparation. Exciting times ahead, improving the experience for patients and staff in ED
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NHS Lothian Jun 14
Today is World Blood Donor Day! Are you eligible to give blood? Find out by taking this short quiz on the website.
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NHS Lothian Jun 14
Here are our Celebrating Success Awards finalists in the Respect for Others category
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NHS Lothian Jun 14
Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 years of age in Scotland. Around six women in Scotland are diagnosed with it every week. Smear tests are your best protection against cervical cancer, even if you've been immunised against HPV.
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SNBTS Jun 14
We are delighted to be supporting the World Health Organization () on ! to all donors around the world who take the time to save and improve patient's lives. You are truly are amazing! ❤️
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NHS Lothian Jun 14
The Men's Health Forum in Scotland are looking for supporters and partners to help them develop an ambitious vision and plan for improving men's health in Scotland. If you are interested in men's health & would like to support this initiative, click here:
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NHS Lothian Jun 13
Three top teams are in for Team of the Year in our annual staff awards
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NHS Lothian Jun 13
Many charities and organisations support carers week. If you are a carer looking for support you can browse through their list to find an organisation that meets your needs.
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NHS Lothian Jun 13
Next Thursday is Clean Air Day! Before then, there is a lot to learn about keeping our air clean. Did you know that air can be polluted inside your home too? Here are 9 ways to keep the air clean in your house:
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NHS Lothian Jun 12
Here is a sneak preview of our finalists for Leadership Excellence. From left Helen Philips, Dr Paddy Gibson & Julie McGill
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NHS Lothian Jun 12
If you are an NHS Lothian staff member, and haven't had the chance to book an cervical screening appointment yet, make sure to email the address given on the flyer. Even if you are busy, remember cervical screenings are an essential part of detecting cancer early.
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NHS Lothian Jun 11
Having a healthy breakfast every morning is good for your health and gives you energy for the rest of your day. NHS inform has guides on what constitutes a healthy meal.
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NHS Lothian Jun 11
Smear tests detect cells that could turn into cancer, so they can stop cervical cancer before it starts. They save around 5,000 lives every year in the UK. Don't ignore your next smear invite, and if you've missed your last smear test, contact your GP.
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NHS Lothian Jun 11
This week is . Carers week encourages carers to get connected to their community and carers around them. They have resources and support on their website:
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NHS Lothian Jun 11
Revealing our Caring Champion of the Year finalists for this year's Celebrating Success Awards
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NHS Lothian Jun 10
See who has been shortlisted for the Lynn Jackson Nurse of the Year Award
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NHS Lothian Jun 10
This week is the BNF Healthy Eating week. We will be sharing some of their tips and advice throughout the week. First tip, drink a lot of water, especially as summer approaches!
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NHS Lothian Jun 10
Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in Scotland. Nine out of ten people survive if it’s caught early. The bowel cancer home screening test prevents 150 deaths each year in Scotland. Find out more about symptoms and screenings here:
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