Keeping health and social care staff safe

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in News | 0 comments

NHS Lanarkshire is asking for help from patients in the community to help protect their staff. If you receive a health or social care service at home, or you will be present at friend or family member’s home visit, you must inform the NHS by phone before the visit if you are displaying any coronavirus symptoms. This vital information will allow staff to take the necessary steps to protect their health and reduce the potential spread of the virus to other patients and service users. Please find out more here. Caring for people in communities – plea for crucial contact to be kept to one-person only People who are currently not at work or are at home are being asked to help where possible, to allow other people who don’t have support to be prioritised. If someone can help, please ensure that just one person provides this help to cut down the chances of transmitting the virus. More information is available...

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Underlying Health Conditions

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in News | 0 comments

The list of conditions previously released has NOT changed. In addition the council and CLNL will follow the advice on underlying health condition from NHS Scotland. If you have a complex condition or take medication that affects your immune system, have a conversation with your manager who will seek...

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