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.

Improving future care for young people

NHS Ayrshire & Arran and North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership have taken the next step in building a new national facility for young people at Ayrshire Central Hospital in Irvine. North Ayrshire Council has approved plans for the new National Secure Adolescent Inpatient Service (NSAIS), with building expected to start in July / August 2020. This will be [...]

More North Ayrshire Council staff carrying life-saving Naloxone

North Ayrshire Council has trained a number of additional staff in the use of a potentially life-saving medication as a result of last Tuesday’s Drug Death Prevention Summit. A total of 14 key employees from the Community Development Team, whose role is to help individuals and communities tackle real issues in their lives through community action and community based learning, [...]

£60k in grants will be awarded to help prevent drugs deaths

Projects and community organisations which could help to aid recovery from substance addiction and prevent drug-related deaths across North Ayrshire are being offered the chance to bid for grants between £8k and £10k as part of a new scheme organised by North Ayrshire Alcohol and Drugs Partnership, with communities having the final say on who will receive the funding. The [...]

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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.