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Tomorrows Women Celebrate International Women's Day 2018

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Published: March 26 2018 | Criminal Justice

A fantastic day was had by the Tomorrows Women service users and staff team on 8 March - International Women’s Day 2018.

Tomorrows Women Glasgow are a multi-disciplinary team who work with women involved in the criminal justice system who are repeat offenders with very complex needs.  Our team are from Social Work, NHSGGC Mental Health and Psychology Service, Wheatley Housing Group, and the Scottish Prison Service.

Raising Awareness of Bowel Cancer

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Published: March 28 2018 | Health Improvement

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Bowel cancer is Scotland’s third most common cancer but it is treatable and curable especially if diagnosed early. Nearly everyone diagnosed at the earliest stage will survive bowel cancer but this drops significantly as the disease develops. 

Partnership Staff Teams get First and Second Place in SASW Social Work Team of the Year Award 2018 

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Published: March 29 2018 | Children and Families

Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership Staff received two Awards in the Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW) Awards for Best Practice in 2017. 

The Award for Social Work Team of the Year was won by the Partnership’s Family Group Decision Making Team, with a highly commended for the same award for the Partnership’s Families for Children and Asylum/Roma Team.

Helping Carers know their Rights - Carer's Act Launch Event

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Published: April 18 2018 | Carers

Around eighty carers from across Glasgow came to the City Chambers on 3 April for the Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership's event to launch the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 which takes effect from 1 April 2018.

The Act extends and enhances the rights of carers in Scotland to help improve their health and wellbeing, so that they can continue to care, if they so wish, and have a life alongside caring.

QNIS Long Service Awards for Partnership Nursing Staff

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Published: April 27 2018 | Nursing

 

Three staff nurses from the North West Locality of the Partnership were recently presented with Long Service Awards from the Queen's Institute for Community Nursing Scotland (QNIS). 

 

Restart Creative Writing Group at Glasgow 2018 Aye Write Festival

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Published: May 02 2018 | Mental Health

Playwright and director John Binnie has been working with writers from NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde (NHSGGC) Restart groups in Bridgeton and Maryhill. Participants in the project performed their poetry and stories at this year’s Glasgow Aye Write Festival which took place in March.

Art Project Raises Awareness of Domestic Abuse

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Published: May 04 2018 | Domestic Abuse

Recovery Empowers North East Women's Group (Renew) were awarded funding for an art project, by the Violence Against Women Implementation Group (VAWIG), as part of the yearly 16 days of Action to eliminate violence against women campaign.

 

Launch of New Recovery Aftercare Centre in South Glasgow

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Published: May 14 2018 | Addictions

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, officially opened the new South Community Recovery Network (SCRN) Aftercare Centre in the Gorbals, South Glasgow on Friday 27 April 2018.

East Glasgow GP Staff win British Heart Foundation Team of the Year Award

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Published: June 13 2018 | Health Improvement

Crail Medical Practice won the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Alliance Awards ‘Team of the Year’ Category for improving the health of heart patients. Winners were presented with a trophy and certificate at a ceremony on Tuesday 5 June 2018 at the British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference 2018 in Manchester.

The team, who work in the Parkhead area of the city, which has higher than average rates of heart disease, have made huge efforts to engage with patients including setting up a weekly walking group. 

Vounteers' Week Celebrations

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Published: June 13 2018 | Volunteering

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK. To mark this event and thank their volunteers North West Locality staff organised an award ceremony and lunch for volunteers followed by a visit to the Tall Ship, Riverside.