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SHAAP Guidance for supporting people with alcohol problems in COVID-19 crisis

Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020 15:15

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) has published new guidance in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It provides recommendations for Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADPs), Commissioners, Alcohol Service...


Kirkwall Jobcentre Temporary Closure

Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2020 14:42

  In line with government advice, to help protect customers and colleagues, from 24 March the Kirkwall Jobcentre will be temporarily closed. You...


"We Are With You" support service for people affected by substance use

Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2020 12:32

In these uncertain and challenging times you may be struggling to access your usual services at present. If you are needing some support for yourself, friends and family who are...


New Assessment Centre opens in Orkney for suspected COVID-19 cases

Published: Monday, 23 March 2020 15:21

From Monday 23rd March 2020 NHS Orkney has opened a new 24 hour a day assessment centre at the Health Centre on the Old Balfour Hospital site enabling us to...


Orkney Alcohol and Drugs Partnership