The £441,000 investment new build, conveniently located beside Ospadal Uibhist agus Bharraigh, will ensure an extensive community equipment core stock is continuously held and available when needed.
Designed by local architect Dr. Gordon Anderson and built by local contractors J.J. Macdonald Contractors, an additional facility has also been incorporated into the new store to enable staff to access training for the assessment and prescribing of standard equipment.
Sonja Smit, NHS Western Isles Occupational Therapy Services Manager, said: “We are delighted with our fantastic new building.
“I must pay tribute to the staff who have worked hard in so many different environments over the years to deliver a quality service to our clients; I know they are going to enjoy working in this amazing new store.
“The new purpose-built storage facility will enable all community equipment to be housed in a central location, where in previous years a number of buildings were used.
Gordon Jamieson, NHS Western Isles Chief Executive, said: “It’s been a long held aspiration of mine to
“This new build means that people can