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NHS Highland to run Covid vaccination sessions in Thurso

NHS Highland to run Covid vaccination sessions in Thurso

NHS Highland to run Covid vaccination sessions in Thurso

25 May 2022

NHS Highland has announced details of Covid vaccination sessions taking place at the Royal British Legion club in Thurso on May 31 and June 7.


Trial halted due to suspected case of monkeypox

Trial halted due to suspected case of monkeypox

Trial halted due to suspected case of monkeypox

25 May 2022

A trial in Inverness has been halted because a key witness was absent due to a suspected case of monkeypox, it has been confirmed.


Talking shop for men celebrates with art exhibition at Lyth

Talking shop for men celebrates with art exhibition at Lyth

Talking shop for men celebrates with art exhibition at Lyth

25 May 2022

A group session for men hosted by Lyth Arts Centre and its Artist in Residence showed how a collaborative arts project can help mental health issues.


WATCH: The Magnificent Seven ride into Wick on their JOGLE world record bid

WATCH: The Magnificent Seven ride into Wick on their JOGLE world record bid

WATCH: The Magnificent Seven ride into Wick on their JOGLE world record bid

24 May 2022

It's not every day you see a weird contraption like the seven-seater conference bike that appeared in Wick but on charity treks everything is possible


Spectrum cycle team hit John O'Groats to raise autism awareness

Spectrum cycle team hit John O'Groats to raise autism awareness

Spectrum cycle team hit John O'Groats to raise autism awareness

23 May 2022

Four members of from an autism specific care provider made it to the end of the road on Thursday after 1000 miles of intense cycling across the UK.


NHS Highland to reopen Thurso minor injuries unit next month

NHS Highland to reopen Thurso minor injuries unit next month

NHS Highland to reopen Thurso minor injuries unit next month

20 May 2022

The minor injuries unit at Thurso's Dunbar Hospital is to reopen on June 6, between 8am and 5pm, NHS Highland has announced.


'Join in More' for free men's group meets at Lyth on Sunday

'Join in More' for free men's group meets at Lyth on Sunday

'Join in More' for free men's group meets at Lyth on Sunday

20 May 2022

A special group for men is hosted by Lyth Arts Centre (LAC) on Sunday at 3pm with free entry and no need to book.


Major Jen to Ground Control – 'I made it to John O'Groats with no punctures'

Major Jen to Ground Control – 'I made it to John O'Groats with no punctures'

Major Jen to Ground Control – 'I made it to John O'Groats with no punctures'

19 May 2022

A serving army officer completed a Land's End to John O’ Groats solo cycle ride yesterday and the paper was there to welcome her to Caithness.


WATCH: Two friends benefit three charities after completing 945-mile Lejog ride

WATCH: Two friends benefit three charities after completing 945-mile Lejog ride

WATCH: Two friends benefit three charities after completing 945-mile Lejog ride

16 May 2022

Two friends endured wind, rain, hail and sunshine as they cycled routes of more than 40,000 feet of elevation for a Land's End to John O'Groats bid.


Call for Caithness communities to apply for environmental grants

Call for Caithness communities to apply for environmental grants

Call for Caithness communities to apply for environmental grants

14 May 2022

The Action Earth campaign has launched to support communities to get back to outdoor environmental volunteering.


'Still plenty of clinic places left' for Covid spring booster vaccination

'Still plenty of clinic places left' for Covid spring booster vaccination

'Still plenty of clinic places left' for Covid spring booster vaccination

13 May 2022

NHS Highland's director of public health is urging as many people as possible to come forward for their Covid spring booster jab when invited.


WATCH: Progress on construction of pioneering £4.1m Haven Centre

WATCH: Progress on construction of pioneering £4.1m Haven Centre

WATCH: Progress on construction of pioneering £4.1m Haven Centre

13 May 2022

A new video shows progress on the construction of Scotland’s first multi-purpose centre for young people with learning disabilities and complex needs.


Survey shows level of care is above average at most Caithness medical practices

Survey shows level of care is above average at most Caithness medical practices

Survey shows level of care is above average at most Caithness medical practices

12 May 2022

Most GP practices in Caithness have been rated above the national average in a survey that invited patients to state how satisfied they were.


Stone calls for healthcare staff to be 'fairly reimbursed' for work mileage

Stone calls for healthcare staff to be 'fairly reimbursed' for work mileage

Stone calls for healthcare staff to be 'fairly reimbursed' for work mileage

12 May 2022

MP wants better deal for employees who travel around the Highlands


Patient 'flabbergasted' at claimed new data breach error

Patient 'flabbergasted' at claimed new data breach error

Patient 'flabbergasted' at claimed new data breach error

12 May 2022

NHS chiefs in the Highlands are at the centre of a second data breach probe in less than two months involving the same patient.


Coming to Lyth Arts Centre – a futuristic sensory extravaganza for people with learning disabilities

Coming to Lyth Arts Centre – a futuristic sensory extravaganza for people with learning disabilities

Coming to Lyth Arts Centre – a futuristic sensory extravaganza for people with learning disabilities

11 May 2022

Lyth Arts Centre will host theatre production 2065, created for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).


Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward closed to new admissions after norovirus outbreak

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward closed to new admissions after norovirus outbreak

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward closed to new admissions after norovirus outbreak

10 May 2022

A norovirus outbreak has led to Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward being closed to new admissions, NHS Highland announced today.


Kinder products linked to salmonella outbreak still found on Scottish retailer shelves – symptoms of poisoning include diarrhoea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting and fever

Kinder products linked to salmonella outbreak still found on Scottish retailer shelves – symptoms of poisoning include diarrhoea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting and fever

Kinder products linked to salmonella outbreak still found on Scottish retailer shelves – symptoms of poisoning include diarrhoea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting and fever

10 May 2022

A substantial number of Kinder confectionery products linked to food poisoning incidents have still been found available for sale in Scottish shops.


Scottish cycling legend aims to be the fastest woman to cycle the NC500 this weekend

Scottish cycling legend aims to be the fastest woman to cycle the NC500 this weekend

Scottish cycling legend aims to be the fastest woman to cycle the NC500 this weekend

10 May 2022

A Guinness World Record holding cyclist is gearing up to attempt a new record that will see her become the fastest woman to cycle the NC500.


Keep the Heid and Read this Wednesday

Keep the Heid and Read this Wednesday

Keep the Heid and Read this Wednesday

09 May 2022

Readers young and old are being challenged to spend six minutes reading on Wednesday (May 11).


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