NHS Tayside Hospital Visiting

  Following the announcement that Dundee has been placed in Level 3 of the Scottish Government’s coronavirus restrictions system, further changes have been made to hospital visiting in Tayside.  The difficult decision has been made to limit the spread of coronavirus and to protect vulnerable patients.  The new visiting rules will come into effect from Monday, […]

Changes to Dental Services

Restrictions on available NHS dental treatments are due to be lifted across Scotland from 1 November. However, patients are being advised not to expect services to return to ‘business as usual’ due to ongoing health protection measures in place to keep staff and patients safe. The restrictions put in place earlier this year for the […]

A review of Parking in Angus

  People will be asked to have their say and help shape the future of parking in Angus. The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in, what will be by March 2021, a near year-long suspension in off-street parking charges. The impact of coronavirus on our towns and villages, as well as the affect it has had […]

Volunteer run hearing aid clinics return

Volunteer Hearing Aid Clinics are back up and running in Angus on an appointment only basis.   The volunteers are able to replace tubing for standard NHS hearing aids with ear moulds and also open fit style hearing aids. Leigh Mitchell, Voluntary Services Coordinator, said, “We are delighted that our Volunteer Hearing Aid Clinics are back. […]

New Regional Covid 19 Testing Hubs

  New regional testing hubs will increase capacity by 22,000 tests per day NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) is helping to set up three new regional laboratory hubs which will support a sustainable approach to COVID-19 testing in Scotland. The three hubs which will deliver more than 22,000 additional tests per day for NHS Scotland, […]

NHS Tayside restrict visiting

NHS Tayside clinical and public health teams have taken the decision to suspend regular visiting for patients in wards in Ninewells Hospital, Perth Royal Infirmary and the surgical wards in Stracathro. The difficult decision has been made to limit the spread of coronavirus and to protect vulnerable patients. The virus is circulating widely in the […]

Refurbishment of Brechin Health Centre

Work to upgrade facilities at Brechin Health Centre has now started and is expected to last until March 2021. The Health Centre has already benefited from new windows and work is due to begin to repair the building’s roof. Once this is completed, the reception and administration areas will be upgraded and will feature a […]

Angus Youth Awards

Angus Youth Awards Here is a great chance to celebrate the efforts and achievements of our young people. Angus Council is calling on anyone who knows a young person who has made a difference to nominate them for an Angus Youth award. Every year National Youth Work Week (2-8 November) celebrates youth work and the […]

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