The latest health-related news in Cumbernauld from the Cumbernauld Media news team.

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7 August 2013 Austerity leading to ‘care on the cheap’ in Cumbernauld, UNISON claim 
7 August 2013 Drawing older people out of isolation; pioneering art scheme set to harness the power of painting 
7 August 2013 Cumbernauld homes to have carbon monoxide alarms fitted 
7 August 2013 Life-saving equipment is fitted at Cumbernauld’s pools 
13 August 2013 Young people in world record attempt 
13 August 2013 Lanarkshire steel town is forging international reputation in dementia support 
13 August 2013 Monklands food tasting session 
13 August 2013 Operations set to increase in Lanarkshire due to funding boost 
13 August 2013 Funding unveiled to tackle stigma and get Cumbernauld talking about mental health 
20 August 2013 NHS Lanarkshire prepares for check-up as Minister announces review meeting 
20 August 2013 Culture appears to aid Scots health, research shows 
21 August 2013 Lanarkshire receives three Dementia Award nominations 
25 August 2013 Lanarkshire patients get arty 
25 August 2013 Poignant research mission behind hard-hitting play 
25 August 2013 Ten essential actions for safe healthcare to be announced 
17 September 2013 Nurse says bowel screening can save your life 
17 September 2013 Cumbernauld teenagers to receive MMR vaccine as part of Lanarkshire jab drive 
17 September 2013 Power of the mind key to health at home 
17 September 2013 Dementia-friendly steel town forges new link with Scandinavia 
17 September 2013 Assessment of patient safety in Lanarkshire gets underway 
17 September 2013 Drug-related deaths on the rise in North Lanarkshire 
17 September 2013 NHS Lanarkshire improves on A&E waiting time targets 
17 September 2013 Given the green light; outline plans for West Scotland Radiotherapy Facility get the go ahead 
17 September 2013 NHS Lanarkshire launches widest ever search for new non-executives 
17 September 2013 Cooking up a storm; Chefs@School project could soon be in Cumbernauld schools 
17 September 2013 Cumbernauld urged to get boilers checked as part of Gas Safety Week 
17 September 2013 SAMH launch North Lanarkshire peer support service 
3 December 2013 ‘Visit anytime!’, NHS Lanarkshire announce ‘flexible’ visiting hours 
6 December 2013 Investigation into Lanarkshire E.coli O157 cases is launched as Kilsyth is suspected as the source 
11 December 2013 NHS Lanarkshire issue festive mental health appeal as Cumbernauld GP surgery closures are outlined 
14 December 2013 North Lanarkshire Council confirm Kilsyth E.coli O157 tests are negative 
17 December 2013 Scottish Government sets up expert panel to guide NHS Lanarkshire after review hands health board 21 improvement recommendations 
20 December 2013 Deputy First Minister gives new Kilsyth health centre the nod 
6 February 2014 Work to build Kilsyth Health Centre gets underway 
1 May 2014 Cumbernauld mum launches blog to raise awareness of anxiety 
2 May 2014 Plans for new Airdrie-based West of Scotland radiotherapy centre are approved 
22 June 2014 Glittering cast of real life stars take centre stage in older people’s film 
11 July 2014 From click to consume; patient food orders goes digital at Monklands Hospital 
11 July 2014 Smokers urged to help make Lanarkshire’s hospital grounds smoke free 
17 July 2014 NHS Lanarkshire board backs outline case for select ward upgrades at Monklands Hospital 
24 July 2014 Smoker shows support for NHS Lanarkshire no smoking policy 
10 December 2014 Council project aims to beat the winter blues 
19 December 2014 Good cheer to be dished up at older people’s Christmas Day dinner 
19 January 2015 Battle royal over Out of Hours ‘snub’ 
22 January 2015 Funding announced to tackle hospital discharge waits 
22 January 2015 Upsurge in Lanarkshire Mumps cases 
29 January 2015 New radio station set to rock the airwaves for older people 
29 January 2015 Hospital at home team’s innovative approach to care praised by health chief 
30 January 2015 Health board welcomes Scotland-wide out-of-hours review 
3 February 2015 Timed visits improve patient care 
8 March 2015 Crucial role of unpaid carers is the focal point of summit 
19 May 2015 It’s national Walk to School Week 
24 June 2015 NHS appeal for volunteer drivers in Cumbernauld 
24 June 2015 Authorities issue drugs warning 
10 July 2015 Event sees progress on new intensive care unit at Monklands Hospital 
10 July 2015 Baby-friendly Lanarkshire 
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