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Public Holiday on Monday 2 May 2016 - 26/04/2016

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Community Nurse - 26/04/2016

East Community Nursing Team, Health Centre, Kirkwall
Band 5 £22,218 - £28,746 plus Distant Islands Allowance pro rata per annum
Part Time: 37.5 hours per week
Permanent

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the East Community Nursing ...

Eday Surgery Notice - Dispensing of repeat prescriptions - 21/04/2016

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Power Outage to some of the North Isles - 11/04/2016

 

Health Walk Weeks start Monday 11 April 2016 - 07/04/2016

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Media Release - Launch of new Breastfeeding Cafés - 15/03/2016

Launch of new Breastfeeding Cafés 
 
An initiative to promote breastfeeding in public areas will be launched on March 21 in Orkney. This is the first of its type in Orkney. <...

Public Holiday (Easter) - Monday 28 March - Know who to turn to - 11/03/2016

People across Orkney are being reminded that GP practices will be closed for the Public Holiday on Monday 28 March.
Modern Apprentices continue to benefit Orkney - 29/02/2016

 

 

This week is Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016 (29 February - 4 March) and celeb...

NEWS RELEASE: Scotland’s first mobile bone-density scanner to arrive on Orkney - 24/02/2016

23 February 2016
 
NHSG/05/2016
 
Scotland’s first mobile bone-density scanner to arrive on Orkney
 
Patients from Orkney will benefit from a visit by the UK’s first mobile bone density scanning s...

Have your say on future services - 14/01/2016

A series of events this month will give people the opportunity to help shape future plans for community health and social care services in Orkney.
Stay at Home #Notonorovirus - 08/01/2016

A reminder that Norovirus is common at this time of year and widely present in the community through all age groups. Also know as the 'winter vomiting bug', it can easily spread between people either through food or the environment.
 
Therefore to break the chain of infection, ...

Outpatient Clinic arrangements from Thursday 7 January - 06/01/2016

 All outpatients clinics will run from the newly developed area from Thursday 7th Janua...

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