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NHS Lothian Says "No" To Volunteers Distributing Condoms To Under-16s

NHS Lothian has ruled that volunteers distributing condoms in the province would no longer be able to do so for under-16s despite the soaring rates of teenage pregnancies//. The trust said that only authorized staff could hand over contraceptives to under-16s as a child protection measure. "...

Scotland Announces Establishment of Nurse-Family Partnership Program

...eason that President Obama has just announced a major funding commitment to widen the NFP in the U.S." Scotland will pilot the NFP program in the lothian region, which includes Edinburgh, beginning in 2010. "Given the Scottish Government's longstanding commitment to public health nursing, I'm hono...

Video: Intel Announces its First Home Medical Device in the United Kingdom to Better Connect Clinicians With Patients

...health outcomes for conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure. Martin Egan, Director of eHealth, NHS lothian said, "We are delighted to be at the heart of this pioneering work through our pilot programme. Initial findings show that patients experience additio...

New acoustic absorber to improve physiotherapy ultrasound machines

...ng inaccurate doses that could lead to further injury. New technology developed by scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and tested by lothian NHS could greatly improve the accuracy of the calibration and therefore the quality of treatment. NPL has developed an acoustic absorber that ca...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

... It can, for instance, turn a key in a lock, hold a wine glass or punch a pin number into a cash machine. David Gow who works with with lothian NHS in Scotland and the inventor of the new device, points out for the first time, the artificial hand can bends its fingers to grip objects. ...

Rare Disease Prompts Culling of 15,000 birds

... The confirmation of Newcastle disease on an East lothian farm has led to the culling of over 15,000 birds. This respiratory disease // is usually fatal for birds and a 3km protection zone and a 10km surv...

Alcohol-related deaths in Scotland on the rise

...k shire area, while there was a rise from 146 to 177 in Clyde. The numbers increased from 319 to 376 in Greater Glasgow and from 130 to 221 in the NHS lothian area. There were 84 deaths involving heroin or morphine in Scotland in 1996. This figure rose to 225 in 2004. The number of amphetamine-related deat...

Inordinately Long Waiting Times at A&E Infirmary

...ce. "The weekend of the census also saw a multiple shooting in Edinburgh that placed unprecedented pressure on the A&E." Figures released by NHS lothian did show that during July, 85 per cent of patients attending the A&E were seen on time. A&E at the ERI is already the busiest in Scotland, which sees ...

Three Scottish Hospitals Fail To Meet Cleanliness Standards: NHS

...nister Andy Kerr said that the report demonstrated that the government was aware for the need of maintaining cleanliness. Brian Cavanagh, chair of NHS lothian said, "Consort, who are responsible for the cleaning at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, were told some time ago that they needed to improve their cl...

Health Board to deal with Another Upcoming Fight

...cess Alexandra Eye Pavilion// in Lauriston looks set to repeated again. NHS lothian has again proposed plans to transfer eye operations to St John's in Livings...ents, most of them elderly. Senior clinical sources have confirmed that NHS lothian has already had several discussions regarding this. As in the previous o...
Lothian in Biological News

Emergency contraception fails to halt abortions

...ek's BMJ. The usefulness of emergency contraception is questioned by Professor Anna Glasier, director of family planning and well woman services of lothian Primary Care NHS Trust, Edinburgh, who says it does help some women some of the time, who do not want to get pregnant. Use of this form of contrac...
Lothian in Biological Technology

Enobia Pharma Raises $40.1 Million Series B Financing

... OrbiMed Advisors LLC ("OrbiMed") of New York and CTI Life Sciences Fund of Montreal ("CTI"). The Fonds de solidarite FTQ, Desjardins Venture Capital, lothian Partners and T2C2/Bio 2000, current investors in the Company, also participated in the round. Robert Heft, PhD, President and CEO of Enobia said, "Wi...
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