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Youth Health Service Expands Across Glasgow

Published: | Health Improvement , Young People

Glasgow City HSCP’s Youth Health Service (YHS) aimed at young people aged 12 – 19 years is expanding across the city from February 2020.

Gartnavel Royal Hospital’s Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit first to receive accreditation in Scotland

Published: | Mental Health

A ward at Gartnavel Royal Hospital is the first of its kind in Scotland to get accreditation by the Royal College of Psychiatrists for its care of acutely mentally ill patients.

Support for Enhanced Drug Treatment Service by Chief Medical Officer

Published: | Addictions

Scotland's Chief Medical Officer Cath Calderwood and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer Rose Marie Parr visited Glasgow City HSCP’s new Enhanced Drug Treatment Centre on 28 January. 

Supporting New Parents – Perinatal Mental Health Guide

Published: | Mental Health

Becoming a parent is often portrayed as a joyous time; however, for many the reality is very different with reports showing that one in five women and one in 10 men are affected by mental health problems during pregnancy and the first year after birth.

Residents Settle into Stunning New Care Home

Published: | Social Care

Residents of two former Glasgow care homes are settling into a stunning new facility built as part of an £112.5million investment programme. Victoria Gardens is a new 70 bed care home built on the site of the former Blawarthill Hospital in Knightswood.

Supporting Breastfeeding - Govanhill Baby Cafe's 5th Birthday

Published: | Breastfeeding , Children and Families

Over 1,200 new mothers have benefited from support from Glasgow Baby Cafės in the last five years, according to new figures from the National Childbirth Trust (NCT).

Meander for Mental Health Film Now Available

Published: | Mental Health , Health Improvement

A film about the successful Meander for Mental Health 2019 event, held on 14 September 2019 is now available on Youtube.

MCR Pathways: Sign Up and Help a Young Person Succeed

Published: | Children and Families

Mentoring programme MCR Pathways are hoping to reach even more young people in 2020 and it’s easy to get involved.

Christmas Opening Hours 2019 - 2020

Information and links to more information on the opening hours of social work and health services over the festive period.

Unsung Heroes – Home Carers Deliver Christmas Care and Cheer

Published: | Social Care

As many people start to wind down for the festive period, hundreds of home carers across Glasgow are gearing up to carry out thousands of visits to some of our most vulnerable citizens on Christmas Day and over the festive period