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Oban hospital PPE within safe levels

Physiotherapy Assistant Practitioner Jenny Dairon and Theatre and Endoscopy Sister Iona MacCallum who were deployed from their usual jobs to become trained PPE Champions.

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Army COVID-19 testing back in Oban

The unit set up the testing station in Lorn and The Island’s Hospital car park yesterday but its stay could be cut short if not enough people book appointments.

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Hospital appeal swings into action

COVID-19 survivor James Scott’s appeal will help create a special room at Lorn and The Islands Hospital where infected air can be controlled. This Friday the fundraising golfer will officially re-open the course at Glencruitten Golf Club as lockdown restrictions start to lift.

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Come if you need to, urges hospital

Dr Izabela Bodzioch, who looks after non-COVID patients at Lorn and Islands Hospital said they are now seeing an increase in the number  of patients who seemingly avoided getting help when they first needed it.

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Hospital front line welcomes new recruits

The interim junior doctors who arrived early as first year graduates at Lorn and Islands Hospital are just some of the nursing and medical students nationwide who are being asked to give up the last few months of training so they can bolster the ranks of already qualified colleagues fighting the virus.

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Physios help Oban’s COVID patients return home

Derek Laidler, who has recovered from COVID-19 himself and is back at work as physiotherapist lead at Lorn and Islands Hospital, says his team are another link in the NHS chain working hard to get virus patients on the road to recovery and reunited with loved ones.

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Oban’s critical medicine stock levels are secure

Co-ordinating the supply of critical medicines to make sure stock levels are secure and that the right drugs are available at the right place when needed is all in a day’s work for staff at Lorn & Islands Pharmacy Service.