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For people in North Ayrshire (with illness, disability or frailty) who need support to live as well as possible

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Children and families

For children and families in North Ayrshire who need support to live as well as possible

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News

Click here to read issue 1 of YOUR Health and Social Care in North Ayrshire.

Printed copies will be available at your GP, dentist, local library, sheltered housing and day centres, community hubs and care homes, and local health and social care offices.

New national health facility needs a name

The new national facility for young people being built at Ayrshire Central Hospital in Irvine needs a name and we want your help to choose one. We hope that work will start on the 12-bedded unit for children aged 12 to 17 years with complex difficulties later this year. It will be the first secure adolescent inpatient service for young [...]

Well-being boost from Community Link Worker team

The Coronavirus pandemic has seen North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership’s Community Link Workers delivering new activities to support people across our communities. As well assisting in the community hubs in each locality, which have been providing advice and services such as food and prescription deliveries to isolating people, some members of the team are now also delivering a [...]

Funding boost for projects to reduce drug-related deaths

Six projects aiming to reduce the number of drug-related deaths in North Ayrshire have been awarded funding grants of between £8k and £10k in an initiative run by North Ayrshire Drug and Alcohol Partnership. A number of community groups and organisations submitted applications for funding after the launch of ‘The Substance of our Communities’ participatory budgeting scheme in late February. [...]

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Money Matters

Money Matters provides advice to any resident of North Ayrshire on welfare rights, assistance or representation in relation to benefits.

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More than medical advice at your GP practice

Our Community Link Workers can help you to improve your mental and physical health by providing support and information on a wide range of issues, including managing stress, local activities and support groups, employment, a healthy lifestyle, alcohol and drugs and living with health conditions.

Community link workers visit all GP practices in North Ayrshire at least once a week. If you’d like to make an appointment, call or visit your local GP practice.