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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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.

Communities decide how fund to prevent drug deaths is allocated

Projects that could help to aid recovery from substance misuse disorders and prevent drug-related deaths could soon receive up to £10k in funding as part of North Ayrshire Alcohol and Drugs Partnership’s participatory budgeting event – and it’s now up to the public to decide where they’d like to see the cash being allocated. A number of community groups and [...]

Foodbank boost after children’s house donation

Redburn Community Hub has thanked young people of The Meadows children’s house in Irvine, who last week donated some of their allowance money to boost its foodbank operation. £160 in total was donated after staff members, inspired by the generosity of the young people, matched the amount raised. Liz Sullivan, of Redburn Community Hub, said: “The hub is responding to [...]

GP practices and hospitals to increase use of remote consultations

All GP Practices and hospitals across Scotland have been asked to increase use of remote consultations by telephone or video. This will mean most people can receive some of their NHS health, care and advice from their own home, to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Telephone will be the first choice, with a step up to: Near Me video [...]

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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.