Crisis Handling Awareness Course – Free

CHANGES Community Health Project is running a course designed to raise awareness of how to help people who are in crisis, including the crisis of suicide. The course is free to anyone who lives or works in East Lothian and is funded by the Health and Social Care Partnership in East Lothian. There are two…Continue readingCrisis Handling Awareness Course – Free

Stay Home, Protect NHS, Save Lives

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Beware of Vaccine Scam

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland have received reports that a fake NHS text message is circulating, telling people that they are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 vaccine. When you click on the link, you are taken to a convincing fake NHS website that asks for personal details including bank account information. Any text message containing a…Continue readingBeware of Vaccine Scam

East Lothian Council Update:- Help Available During New Restrictions

Help for those who are self-isolating for any reason is available on East Lothian Council website and includes: Self-isolation support grants Other financial support for individuals and businesses Access to emergency community food provision Warm clothing grants Crisis grants Winter fuel grants Mental health support Befriending via the Royal Voluntary Service Digital support   NHS…Continue readingEast Lothian Council Update:- Help Available During New Restrictions

New Scottish Lockdown from Midnight

Nicola Sturgeon has announced a nationwide lockdown to curb the rise in Covid-19 cases. The new lockdown will be similar to March with the “fundamental advice for everyone to stay at home” and will be enforced as a law from midnight. Schools in Scotland will also now remain closed to most pupils until February at…Continue readingNew Scottish Lockdown from Midnight

Happy 2021 from East Lammermuir Community Council

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Covid Christmas Restrictions in Scotland

The planned easing of covid restrictions around Christmas will be limited to Christmas Day itself, and not the previous 5 day window that was planned. Legal household limits will still apply – a maximum of 8 people from 3 households – however advice is to minimise the numbers. Where possible, people should celebrate the festive…Continue readingCovid Christmas Restrictions in Scotland

Take Five to Stop Fraud

The Take Five to Stop Fraud is a Police Scotland campaign which encourages members of the public and businesses to follow straightforward and impartial advice – Stop, Challenge and Protect – aimed at reducing the chances of becoming a victim of financial fraud. This includes online fraud, email deception as well as phone-based and social…Continue readingTake Five to Stop Fraud

Dunbar Medical Patients Group Newsletter

The Dunbar Medical Patients Group are a small group of people who actively engage with the Medical centre, promoting wellness and also helping the medical centre reach their patients. If you are interested in joining them please drop a note to: johncrobertson@btinternet.com Meantime, please read their latest newsletter by clicking hereContinue readingDunbar Medical Patients Group Newsletter

CHANGES Community Health Project Update

CHANGES Community Health Project would like to reiterate that they are open and their core services are being delivered: 1-1 therapy, groups and courses (online) and healthy living activities. Phone lines are open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. Please encourage anyone seeking support to call or email on 0131 653 3977 or info@changeschp.org.uk.Continue readingCHANGES Community Health Project Update