Health and social care news
Published on 1 Dec 2023
The Midlothian Community Respiratory Team and Midlothian Performance Team were thrilled to win a Scottish Healthcare Award at a special ceremony in Glasgow this week.
Published on 24 Nov 2023
People in Midlothian are being asked to be part of a global network committed to realising a future free from violence against women and girls.
Published on 21 Nov 2023
At the full Council meeting on Tuesday, councillors noted the Chief Social Work Officer’s 2022/23 annual report.
Published on 29 Aug 2023
Do you know an inspirational young person?
Published on 22 Feb 2023
The Steiner Philosophers beat off stiff competition from teams of athletes including Stray Cats and Upmo at the first Midlothian LD Games for adults with additional support needs since the pandemic.
Published on 29 Nov 2022
Depute Provost and the council's Equalities Champion, Councillor Connor McManus is supporting PrEP Awareness Week, a campaign to raise awareness of HIV and your ability to access this vital medicine.
Published on 25 Nov 2022
To mark the start of 16 Days of Activism today (Friday) against gender-based violence, Depute Provost Connor McManus officially raised the White Ribbon flag outside the council headquarters.
Published on 16 Nov 2022
Provost Debbi McCall was honoured to join local Paralympian Scott Quin when he gave a special talk to residents about his distinguished swimming career at his gran’s care home on Monday.
Published on 14 Nov 2022
To mark World Wellbeing at Work Week from today (Monday), we have blogged about Making It Happen, a staff programme timed to support the launch of Midlothian Council’s wellbeing strategy.
Published on 1 Nov 2022
The Midlothian Integration Joint Board (IJB) plans and directs health and social care services for the people of Midlothian and published its Annual Performance Report 2021-22, today (Tuesday).
Published on 21 Sep 2022
If you find yourself in an ‘empty nest’ after your children have grown up and left home why not use those valuable parenting skills you have gained over the years?
Published on 13 Sep 2022
Did you know that anyone needing sanitary protection for periods can pick up products for free at various locations in Midlothian?
Published on 23 Aug 2022
Councillors have today (Tuesday) agreed to support staff and their partners who suffer the distress of miscarriage whether they conceive naturally or by IVF by providing 10 days paid leave.
Published on 1 Aug 2022
Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) has launched a new telephone service for people aged 18-65 years suffering mental health and wellbeing distress.
Published on 10 Mar 2022
Have you got yours?
Published on 2 Feb 2022
Work is underway to build a 40-bedroom care complex and 46 extra care flats alongside a day-care unit.
Published on 1 Feb 2022
Could you be like volunteer Gilbert Kirkwood who loves his passenger assistant role helping get elderly people to and from Broomhill Day Centre in Penicuik?
Published on 17 Jan 2022
Local people are encouraged to give a few hours of their time for the benefit of our community. A number of voluntary and paid roles are available, many of which require 2 hours a week.
Published on 4 Nov 2021
In partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support and Scottish Government: A new service to offer emotional, practical and financial support to cancer patients has launched in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Published on 5 Jul 2021
Demolition work on the former St. Mary’s Primary School building in Bonnyrigg will begin this week.
Published on 11 Feb 2021
Plans are underway to consult with the public on the design and layout of new, modern council care facilities and homes in Bonnyrigg.
Published on 27 Jan 2021
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