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Caithness General Hospital's Bignold Wing open again after Covid outbreak

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold Wing open again after Covid outbreak

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold Wing open again after Covid outbreak

02 December 2021

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold Wing has reopened after being closed to new admissions and visiting for about two weeks because of Covid-19.


Latest Covid figures show 93 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid figures show 93 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid figures show 93 positive tests in Caithness

25 November 2021

There were 93 positive tests for Covid-19 in Caithness during the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Information on new Business Ventilation Grant Scheme

Information on new Business Ventilation Grant Scheme

Information on new Business Ventilation Grant Scheme

24 November 2021

Grants of up to £2,500 are available to businesses to improve ventilation and air quality on their premises to help reduce the risk of Covid-19.


Covid vaccination is the most precious gift we can give this Christmas, says Nicola Sturgeon

Covid vaccination is the most precious gift we can give this Christmas, says Nicola Sturgeon

Covid vaccination is the most precious gift we can give this Christmas, says Nicola Sturgeon

23 November 2021

The most precious gift we can give this Christmas is to be vaccinated and tested before spending time with loved ones, Nicola Sturgeon has said.


Covid cases lead to closure of Bignold Wing at Caithness General Hospital

Covid cases lead to closure of Bignold Wing at Caithness General Hospital

Covid cases lead to closure of Bignold Wing at Caithness General Hospital

19 November 2021

A Covid-19 outbreak has led to the Bignold Wing at Caithness General Hospital in Wick being closed to new admissions and visiting.


Latest Covid figures show 128 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid figures show 128 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid figures show 128 positive tests in Caithness

18 November 2021

There were 128 positive tests for Covid-19 in Caithness during the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Concern as decision on vaccine passport scheme extension delayed

Concern as decision on vaccine passport scheme extension delayed

Concern as decision on vaccine passport scheme extension delayed

17 November 2021

A business leader remains concerned after the First Minister said a decision would be made on whether to extend the vaccine passport scheme next week.


People aged 40-49 will now be eligible for Covid-19 booster

People aged 40-49 will now be eligible for Covid-19 booster

People aged 40-49 will now be eligible for Covid-19 booster

16 November 2021

People in the 40 to 49 age group in Scotland will now be eligible for a Covid booster jab, while those aged 16-17 will be able to have a second dose.


Latest Covid figures show 119 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid figures show 119 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid figures show 119 positive tests in Caithness

16 November 2021

There were 119 positive tests for Covid-19 in Caithness during the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Caithness business group joins call for Scottish Government not to put Covid recovery at risk

Caithness business group joins call for Scottish Government not to put Covid recovery at risk

Caithness business group joins call for Scottish Government not to put Covid recovery at risk

16 November 2021

Business leaders in the far north have echoed a warning that a "backwards step" in Covid restrictions would put thousands of businesses at risk.


National Vaccination Portal to go live at start of next week

National Vaccination Portal to go live at start of next week

National Vaccination Portal to go live at start of next week

12 November 2021

The National Vaccination Portal will allow people to book an appointment for a Covid-19 booster and flu jab at any available clinic in Scotland.


Latest Covid figures show 129 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid figures show 129 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid figures show 129 positive tests in Caithness

12 November 2021

There were 129 positive tests for Covid-19 in Caithness during the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Increase in Covid cases having 'significant' impact ahead of winter

Increase in Covid cases having 'significant' impact ahead of winter

Increase in Covid cases having 'significant' impact ahead of winter

12 November 2021

The high level of Covid cases in the north is having a "significant" impact on schools, families and businesses, a health boss has warned.


Environmental health work commended during ‘challenging year’ of Covid

Environmental health work commended during ‘challenging year’ of Covid

Environmental health work commended during ‘challenging year’ of Covid

10 November 2021

Highland Council’s environmental health team has been commended by members of the council’s Communities and Place Committee.


'No spread of Covid' after surfing championships in Thurso

'No spread of Covid' after surfing championships in Thurso

'No spread of Covid' after surfing championships in Thurso

10 November 2021

An official from the Scottish National Surfing Championships has given reassurance following confirmation that a competitor tested positive for Covid.


Positive tests for Covid reach 159 in Caithness in latest seven-day period

Positive tests for Covid reach 159 in Caithness in latest seven-day period

Positive tests for Covid reach 159 in Caithness in latest seven-day period

09 November 2021

There were 159 positive tests for Covid-19 in Caithness during the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Significant number of Covid cases at Noss Primary School

Significant number of Covid cases at Noss Primary School

Significant number of Covid cases at Noss Primary School

08 November 2021

As of today (Monday) a total of 33 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed at Noss Primary School in Wick.


Competitor at surfing championships awaits confirmation of positive Covid test

Competitor at surfing championships awaits confirmation of positive Covid test

Competitor at surfing championships awaits confirmation of positive Covid test

08 November 2021

Those who attended the surfing championships at the weekend have been asked to do a lateral flow test after a competitor displayed Covid-19 symptoms.


Four cases of Covid-19 at Thurso primary school

Four cases of Covid-19 at Thurso primary school

Four cases of Covid-19 at Thurso primary school

05 November 2021

Four positive cases of Covid-19 have been comfirmed at Pennyland Primary School, Thurso, this week.


Patient claims NHS Highland 'using Covid' to reduce direct mental health care in Caithness

Patient claims NHS Highland 'using Covid' to reduce direct mental health care in Caithness

Patient claims NHS Highland 'using Covid' to reduce direct mental health care in Caithness

05 November 2021

NHS Highland is being accused of using Covid as a cover for running down its psychology service in the far north.


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