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Vaccine offers hope – but expectant Caithness mums need change too

Vaccine offers hope – but expectant Caithness mums need change too

Vaccine offers hope – but expectant Caithness mums need change too

23 January 2021

INSIDE HOLYROOD: Edward Mountain says that we must safeguard pregnant women in Caithness by improving maternity services in remote and rural areas


Council joins network to tackle homelessness

Council joins network to tackle homelessness

Council joins network to tackle homelessness

23 January 2021

The Highland Council is joining a pioneering national network programme aimed at tackling homelessness.


What's the Covid rate where you live?

What's the Covid rate where you live?

What's the Covid rate where you live?

22 January 2021

THE seven day Covid rate across Highland Council has fallen to below 100 new infections per 100,000 people, but Caithness had at least 26 fresh cases.


46 new positive tests for Covid-19

46 new positive tests for Covid-19

46 new positive tests for Covid-19

22 January 2021

NHS Highland has recorded a further 46 positive tests for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.


New figures show 25 positive Covid tests in Thurso and north-west Caithness

New figures show 25 positive Covid tests in Thurso and north-west Caithness

New figures show 25 positive Covid tests in Thurso and north-west Caithness

21 January 2021

There were 25 positive tests for Covid in Thurso and the north-west of the county in the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


42 new registered Covid-19 cases in NHS Highland area

42 new registered Covid-19 cases in NHS Highland area

42 new registered Covid-19 cases in NHS Highland area

21 January 2021

There have been 42 additional confirmed coronavirus cases in the NHS Highland area in the past 24 hours, new figures have shown.


NHS Highland asks visitors to wear fluid resistant surgical masks

NHS Highland asks visitors to wear fluid resistant surgical masks

NHS Highland asks visitors to wear fluid resistant surgical masks

20 January 2021

NHS Highland is asking hospital visitors to wear fluid resistant surgical masks to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.


Highlands has record number of Covid patients in intensive care

Highlands has record number of Covid patients in intensive care

Highlands has record number of Covid patients in intensive care

20 January 2021

EIGHT Covid patients in the NHS Highland area are now in intensive care – the highest local number of the entire pandemic.


Safety fears over move to allow students to shadow ambulance staff

Safety fears over move to allow students to shadow ambulance staff

Safety fears over move to allow students to shadow ambulance staff

20 January 2021

SHOCKED health workers fear lives could be at risk after ambulance bosses ordered them to take students into vehicles in Caithness and Sutherland.


Safety fears over move to allow students to shadow ambulance staff

Safety fears over move to allow students to shadow ambulance staff

Safety fears over move to allow students to shadow ambulance staff

20 January 2021

SHOCKED health workers fear lives could be at risk after ambulance bosses ordered them to take students into vehicles in Caithness and Sutherland.


Safety fears over move to allow students to shadow ambulance staff

Safety fears over move to allow students to shadow ambulance staff

Safety fears over move to allow students to shadow ambulance staff

20 January 2021

SHOCKED health workers fear lives could be at risk after ambulance bosses ordered them to take students into vehicles in Caithness and Sutherland.


High Life Highland provides three venues to support vaccine rollout

High Life Highland provides three venues to support vaccine rollout

High Life Highland provides three venues to support vaccine rollout

19 January 2021

Craig Maclean Leisure Centre, Badenoch Centre and Aviemore Community Centre will be used thanks to High Life Highland NHS Highland partnership.


First Minister confirms lockdown will remain in force until at least mid-February

First Minister confirms lockdown will remain in force until at least mid-February

First Minister confirms lockdown will remain in force until at least mid-February

19 January 2021

Scotland's lockdown is to remain in force as Covid-19 transmission remains too high for restrictions to be relaxed, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.


At least 34 Covid cases in Caithness based on latest seven-day testing period

At least 34 Covid cases in Caithness based on latest seven-day testing period

At least 34 Covid cases in Caithness based on latest seven-day testing period

19 January 2021

There were at least 34 positive tests for Covid-19 in Caithness in the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Highland hospital Covid patient numbers almost double in a week

Highland hospital Covid patient numbers almost double in a week

Highland hospital Covid patient numbers almost double in a week

19 January 2021

THIRTY-three Covid patients are now being treated in NHS Highland hospitals, but only 22 new positive tests were registered in the past 24 hours.


Stone welcomes army involvement in vaccine roll-out

Stone welcomes army involvement in vaccine roll-out

Stone welcomes army involvement in vaccine roll-out

19 January 2021

MP Jamie Stone has welcomed news that the army has now been recruited to help establish 80 new Covid-19 vaccine centres in Scotland.


Elderly or vulnerable residents can use Caithness Rural Transport for vaccine appointments

Elderly or vulnerable residents can use Caithness Rural Transport for vaccine appointments

Elderly or vulnerable residents can use Caithness Rural Transport for vaccine appointments

18 January 2021

Over-70s in Caithness are being offered free transport to Covid-19 vaccine appointments if they need it.


Highland seven-day Covid infection rate falls to 146.7 cases per 100,000 people

Highland seven-day Covid infection rate falls to 146.7 cases per 100,000 people

Highland seven-day Covid infection rate falls to 146.7 cases per 100,000 people

18 January 2021

THE seven-day Covid infection rate in the Highlands has continued its recent fall - as lockdown restrictions continue to have an impact.


21 new Covid infections detected

21 new Covid infections detected

21 new Covid infections detected

18 January 2021

TWENTY-one new positive tests for Covid-19 have been recorded across the NHS Highland health board area in the past 24 hours.


First Caithness Covid-19 vaccine clinic hailed a success

First Caithness Covid-19 vaccine clinic hailed a success

First Caithness Covid-19 vaccine clinic hailed a success

18 January 2021

Around 400 patients were given Pfizer vaccinations at the first local clinic which was held in the games hall at Thurso High School on Saturday.


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