Local Health & Support

Eye conditions

The Lanarkshire Eye-health Network Scheme (LENS) Whatever your eye problem your first port of call should be an optometrist. An optometrist is the best person to assess urgent eye problems, check for eye disorders and treat eye conditions. They have the professional training and necessary equipment to assess most eye problems.

Community Addiction Reconvert Service (CareS)

The Community Addiction Recovery Service (CAReS) is a community-based integrated alcohol and drug treatment service, designed to support adults (16 +) with their recovery from alcohol or drug dependency problems.

Weight Management Service

Being physically active and eating a healthy balanced diet are important for not only our physical health, but also our emotional and mental health. Lanarkshire’s Weight Management Service offers expert and practical advice to anyone who requires support to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Integrated Community Support Service – Help you stay at Home

There are 4 Integrated Community Support Teams (ICSTs) in South Lanarkshire who provide adults with health & social care needs support, advice and rehabilitation within the home environment. Each team is made up of community nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and support workers. The aim of the service is to support you to stay in your own home and avoid unnecessary hospital admissions.  We offer support, treatment and rehabilitation to help you to improve your health and support.

Ready Scotland

It’s good to be prepared for emergencies that can happen at any time, such as severe weather, floods and loss of power. The Scottish Government has a Ready Scotland website that provides a wealth of information about preparing for and dealing with emergencies

Scotland’s Health and Care News Channel

HealthandCare.scot is an editorially independent news and information channel for Scotland’s health and social care sector. A reliable place to get objective coverage of the work of health and care services, we provide a single platform for reporting on what’s happening, sharing ideas and providing information about the organisations and people delivering health and care across Scotland.

We are with you

We Are With You provides free, confidential support to people who have issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.We work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether.

Crossroads Scotland

Crossroads Caring Scotland is one of the country's leading voluntary sector providers of support for carers and their families. Established as a charity in Scotland in 1978, we provide support services across Scotland, helping people to live independently at home.
0141 226 3793