Tag archive for ‘Health’
By adelethomson On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Seafish Launches New Campaign Urging People to Eat More Fish

MasterChef winner Jane Devonshire and Edinburgh based Seafish, the UK’s authority on seafood, have joined forces to urge the UK to fall in love with seafood with the launch of a new nationwide campaign teaching More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Defibrillator register call from ambulance chiefs

Murray McEwan, the Scottish Ambulance Service National Resilience Manager, holding a life-saving defibrillator at the Scottish Ambulance Service, National Risk & Resilience Department Headquarters, at  Newbridge. More...

By Ailean Beaton On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Robotic assisted surgery has saved fifty lives in south east Scotland

Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Scottish Government today launched a pioneering robotic surgery service for patients with prostate cancer at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. A More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 19th, 2015

How to make 2015 extra healthy

 Three Things to Make Your 2015 Extra Healthy! The focus of New Years’ resolutions (now long forgotten) and morning-after ‘never again’s’ the world over, forging a healthier lifestyle More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Look after your health this Easter

NHSScotland remind you of the need to ensure you are ready for the holiday time by taking a few simple steps. Their campaign character Dr Owl  will once again take to the skies across Scotland today to remind More...

By Reader On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Alexander Awareness Week at the Centre for Holistic Health

In celebration of Alexander Awareness Week, the Centre for Holistic Health, an Edinburgh based alternative therapies centre, is opening its doors to the community with a complimentary Introduction to Alexander More...

By Reader On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Edinburgh Acupuncture Community Clinic Celebrates Its 7th Birthday!

Contributed article For 7 years now, the community acupuncture clinic has made acupuncture available at affordable prices. The Centre for Holistic Health, an Edinburgh-based acupuncture and alternative therapies More...

By Douglas James Greenwood On Monday, April 28th, 2014

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week 2014: ‘When I Walk’

When compared to the rest of the world, Scotland has one of the highest populations of MS sufferers, per head of  population. In trying to increase awareness of the debilitating disease, the MS Therapy Centre More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Take the Test for bowel cancer

LOCALS URGED TO ‘TAKE THE TEST’ AS BOWEL CANCER ROADSHOW HITS EDINBURGH As Bowel Cancer Awareness Month gets underway, the Take the Test Roadshow aimed at raising awareness of bowel cancer screening and highlighting More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 7th, 2014

VIDEO Ian Rankin supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Week

Crime writer Ian Rankin is supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Week and we met him at  Kiki’s café which is one of 270 cafes across the UK who have signed up to take part in the campaign ran by leading support More...