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Key Facts

There are 54 GP practices in the fourth largest local authority area in Scotland, which has six localities – Airdrie, Bellshill, Coatbridge, Motherwell, North, and Wishaw – covering over 180 square miles. As of 2016, 22% of people in North Lanarkshire lived in the 15% most deprived areas in Scotland and there is up to 13 years difference in life expectancy between the most deprived and most affluent communities. Across all tenures, 41% of households were in fuel poverty in North Lanarkshire. The IJB is currently developing a Strategic Commissioning Plan.

Key Officials

Chief Officer: Janice Hewitt

Latest News

Plans for new Monklands hospital review outlined
NHS Lanarkshire approves proposals on implementing independent review recommendations to identify new site…
Scotland’s care homes celebrated
Scottish Care’s celebration day highlights the positive part played by care homes across the country…
Pregnant mums encouraged to keep track of baby’s kicks
Expecting parents at University Hospital Wishaw get reminder ‘nurture ribbons’…

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