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WATCH: MSP shares powerful personal message of his own bowel cancer

WATCH: MSP shares powerful personal message of his own bowel cancer

WATCH: MSP shares powerful personal message of his own bowel cancer

28 April 2022

Highlands and Islands MSP Edward Mountain has shared his own personal experiences of his ongoing bowel cancer treatment.


Maree Todd to give opening speech at We WANT Festival in Thurso

Maree Todd to give opening speech at We WANT Festival in Thurso

Maree Todd to give opening speech at We WANT Festival in Thurso

26 April 2022

A new festival focusing on women's health issues will feature an opening speech by Maree Todd, the far north MSP and minister for women's health.


Highland health chief praises Covid vaccinators as spring booster campaign continues

Highland health chief praises Covid vaccinators as spring booster campaign continues

Highland health chief praises Covid vaccinators as spring booster campaign continues

26 April 2022

Dr Tim Allison has paid tribute to the vaccinators and teams working behind the scenes on NHS Highland's Covid spring booster programme.


Caithness is one of the UK's most affordable glamping locations

Caithness is one of the UK's most affordable glamping locations

Caithness is one of the UK's most affordable glamping locations

26 April 2022

A list of affordable staycation locations for glamping enthusiasts has Caithness appear in third place behind South Yorkshire and West Midlands.


Inspiring Young Voices welcomes new chief

Inspiring Young Voices welcomes new chief

Inspiring Young Voices welcomes new chief

25 April 2022

Highland charity Inspiring Young Voices has welcomed Sandra Brown to the newly created post of chief officer.


NHS Highland health and care system remains under extreme pressure

NHS Highland health and care system remains under extreme pressure

NHS Highland health and care system remains under extreme pressure

23 April 2022

Health and social care across Highland, Argyll and Bute remains under significant pressure, according to NHS Highland.


Election candidate promotes Active Travel for bicycles in Thurso area

Election candidate promotes Active Travel for bicycles in Thurso area

Election candidate promotes Active Travel for bicycles in Thurso area

22 April 2022

A Thurso-based candidate for the forthcoming Highland Council elections talked about his support for Active Travel initiatives in his area.


Thurso resident was given Dunoon appointment for Covid spring booster

Thurso resident was given Dunoon appointment for Covid spring booster

Thurso resident was given Dunoon appointment for Covid spring booster

21 April 2022

A Thurso resident in the over-75 age group was told to travel all the way to Dunoon in Argyll for a Covid spring booster appointment, it has emerged.


Emma raises twice her target for Caithness General Hospital after sponsored walk around Wick area

Emma raises twice her target for Caithness General Hospital after sponsored walk around Wick area

Emma raises twice her target for Caithness General Hospital after sponsored walk around Wick area

21 April 2022

A young Wick woman has raised more than twice her target amount in a fundraiser to support Caithness General Hospital.


Covid spring booster session in Wick changed to drop-in event

Covid spring booster session in Wick changed to drop-in event

Covid spring booster session in Wick changed to drop-in event

21 April 2022

A Covid spring booster session for the over-75 age group taking place in Wick Assembly Rooms on Friday has been changed to a drop-in event.


Action plan for vocational rehab patients at Thurso hospital after 'fruitful meeting'

Action plan for vocational rehab patients at Thurso hospital after 'fruitful meeting'

Action plan for vocational rehab patients at Thurso hospital after 'fruitful meeting'

21 April 2022

"Fantastic news" for all patients, says Thurso man, Peter Todd


Petition calling for improved essential tremor treatment in Scotland is considered at committee again

Petition calling for improved essential tremor treatment in Scotland is considered at committee again

Petition calling for improved essential tremor treatment in Scotland is considered at committee again

20 April 2022

A Highland woman's petition for improved treatment for the medical condition essential tremor has been before a Scottish Parliament committee.


PICTURES: Children in Wick and East Caithness enjoy Easter sports camps

PICTURES: Children in Wick and East Caithness enjoy Easter sports camps

PICTURES: Children in Wick and East Caithness enjoy Easter sports camps

17 April 2022

Children in East Caithness have been given a taste of sporting fun during the Easter holidays thanks to a programme of events.


Watchdog informed of data error involving Caithness patient

Watchdog informed of data error involving Caithness patient

Watchdog informed of data error involving Caithness patient

15 April 2022

A government watchdog has been asked to probe a mix-up in which a Caithness patient found medical information relating to someone else on his file.


NHS Scotland 'got things seriously wrong' on booster jabs for over-75s, says CHAT chairman

NHS Scotland 'got things seriously wrong' on booster jabs for over-75s, says CHAT chairman

NHS Scotland 'got things seriously wrong' on booster jabs for over-75s, says CHAT chairman

14 April 2022

Thurso woman said it is terrible expecting people to travel to Tain for jab


POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

14 April 2022

The legal requirement to wear face coverings in most indoor settings will become guidance in Scotland from Monday but What do you think?


Covid statistics show 245 cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

Covid statistics show 245 cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

Covid statistics show 245 cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

14 April 2022

There were 245 new Covid-19 cases in Caithness in the most recent seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Research at Caithness General hospital wins national award for north university and NHS Highland

Research at Caithness General hospital wins national award for north university and NHS Highland

Research at Caithness General hospital wins national award for north university and NHS Highland

14 April 2022

Work involved reducing pharmaceutical pollution in wastewater and increasing water efficiency at the Wick hospital


SAS launches Air Ambulance service consultation

SAS launches Air Ambulance service consultation

SAS launches Air Ambulance service consultation

13 April 2022

The Scottish Ambulance Service launched a public consultation which will inform the re-procurement of its Air Ambulance Service prior to its renewal.


Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

13 April 2022

Have you seen this latest scam circulating? Highland Council Trading Standards is warning unsuspecting members of the public to be on their guard.


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