We are looking for the voluntary sector in South Lanarkshire to take part in a short assessment for eCare - the system used by NHS Lanarkshire to share information. Although not used by the voluntary sector, NHS Lanarkshire would like the opinions of the third sector on whether it is a robust sharing system. If you would be interested in taking part please email Heather.Petrie@vaslan.org.uk
Health and Care
The Lanarkshire Data Sharing Partnership (LDSP) Board have issued the final version of the "Information Sharing Guidance for Children and Young People".
The document was ratified by the LDSP Board on the 7th March
VASLan received this from a concerned carer:
Recently Lanarkshire Carers Centre has become increasingly concerned about a very worrying trend of reducing financial support provided to various voluntary organisations dedicated to the well being and support of carers and other vulnerable groups in Lanarkshire.
With regard to Lanarkshire Carers Centre, our main funding partners, NHS Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire Council and South Lanarkshire Council, have all implemented wide ranging cuts to their budgets or indicated that there will be severe cuts ahead.
A new film has been made to showcase a specialist service providing accessible, credible and coordinated support for veterans and their families with life after the armed forces.
Veterans First Point (V1P) Lanarkshire seeks to support veterans in all aspects of their lives, including welfare, housing, mental and physical well being.
Media Statement on South Lanarkshire Council savings proposal
Yet again our poorest communities are being let down
This proposal from South Lanarkshire Council is undoubtedly wrong on every level. It will result in loss of vital local services to our most vulnerable citizens, to our most deprived communities and will lead to a significant loss of employment and life changing volunteering opportunities for local residents.
The wonders of smart phone technology are being harnessed in Lanarkshire to raise awareness of safer sex and provide access to free condoms.
We have an opportunity for a Communications & Marketing Officer to join our office in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.
As the Communications & Marketing Officer you will possess excellent communication skills, be creative, enthusiastic and determined to produce high quality work, with a great eye for detail and good design skills.
All short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview which will involve a panel interview and a presentation by the candidate to the panel.
Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland help improve quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness through medical research, influencing public policy, advice and information, and support in the community. They are looking for social volunteers in East Kilbride:
Lanarkshire Epilepsy Support Group provide a support service, raise awareness, increase understanding and provide assistance in overcoming the ignorance and fear of epilepsy, to people suffering epilepsy and to their families and carers. They are looking for volunteer Children & Family Group Assistants: