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Mulberry delay criticised by politicians

Two local politicians have spoken out about the delay in the decision on the future of the Mulberry Unit.

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Almost one in seven Scottish workers (14 per cent) have had to take time off work, or work irregular hours, to care for an elderly relative, new research has revealed.

Care home in top 20 recommended homes

A Broughty Ferry care home has been named among the top 20 recommended care homes in Scotland.

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Pictured from left - Lisa Marshall, Kaela Thould, Claire Thould and Chloe Smith.

Team raise £1000 to enhance Kaela’s quality of life

Staff at an Angus opticians have raised more than £1000 for their colleague’s daughter, who suffers from quadriplegic spastic cerebral palsy.

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The founder members of REACH ACROSS  the charity in memory of Ross Ramsay,were pictured in the Webster Theatre on Saturday evening. From left Ryan Ramsay, Sandra Ramsay, Donna Bow.

A great response for Reach Across gig

The official launch night concert for a new mental health awareness charity was a great success according to

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Fantastic sum for sponsored swim

Fantastic sum for sponsored swim

Congratulations to two intrepid young Arbroath lads who undertook a sponsored swim recently and raised £601 for charity!

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Adoption & Fostering Group Angus held an Easter Egg Fun Day

Angus charity gives children a chance

The charity Adoption & Fostering Group Angus, held an Easter Egg Fun Day on Sunday in Crombie Country Park.

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Date for your diary!

Long Term Conditions

On Wednesday April 26, 2-4pm there will be a meeting at Parkview Medical Centre when Laura Kennedy will be talking about the FOOD4FREE project. People who live with Long Term Conditions are welcome to attend as are family and carers.

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Eat Safe Award for Whitehills kitchen

Eat Safe Award for Whitehills kitchen

The kitchen in Whitehills Health and Community Care Centre has been presented with the Eat Safe Award by Food Standards Scotland.

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Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost half, according to new research by the University of Glasgow.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Improved focus on eyecare services

More eyecare services should be made available in the community, a national review has recommended. The Community Eyecare Review, commissioned by Health Secretary Shona Robison last year, has published today (Wednesday, April 19).

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The Maggie's Centre in the grounds of Ninewells Hospital.

Join the penguin parade to support Maggie’s

Maggie’s, the charity which provides free practical and emotional support for people living with cancer, is hosting a sponsored walk from their Dundee centre to The Glasshouse Pavilion in Broughty Ferry.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Health Secretary calls on Scots to take cancer test

Scots who put off doing their bowel screening test are being reminded of its importance during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.

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Take a little “Breathing Space” this Easter

Take a little “Breathing Space” this Easter

Scots are being reminded to take a little breathing space and look after their mental health, this Easter.

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The campaigners: Back row L-R - Lesley Stephen, Lesley Graham, Anne MacLean-Chang. Front row - Alison Tait.

Breast cancer campaigners unlock revolutionary drug

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has announced a landmark decision to make the revolutionary breast cancer drug, Kadcyla, routinely available on Scotland’s NHS.

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Health authority prepares to celebrate NHS STARS

Health authority prepares to celebrate NHS STARS

The finalists in the NHS Tayside Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Awards have been announced following more than 400 nominations from staff and the public.

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Young people with representatives at the launch event.

New youth forum to develop cancer services

A forum in Tayside has been launched which will involve children and young people in the development of cancer services.

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NHS urges caution to avoid accidents around the home

NHS urges caution to avoid accidents around the home

Householders are being urged by NHS 24 to avoid DIY disasters and garden mishaps this Easter by being mindful of accidents.

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Do you want to be a Relay millionaire?

Do you want to be a Relay millionaire?

Cancer Research UK is urging everyone who wants to be a millionaire to register for this year’s Relay for Life in Arbroath, a unique celebration of life and hope which unites communities to help beat over 200 types of cancer.

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Getting the message out

Getting the message out

An Arbroath man is using his personal experiences with mental health issues to launch a year-long project to raise awareness and end the stigma.

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Paul Gray, NHS Scotland chief executive.

Advisers appointed to help with financial challenge

A group of independent advisers has been appointed to help NHS Tayside meet its current financial challenges.

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