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Search is on for new NHS Highland chairperson

Search is on for new NHS Highland chairperson

Search is on for new NHS Highland chairperson

11 October 2019

The search has begun for a new non-executive chairperson of NHS Highland, a role requiring a commitment of at least three days a week for £31,149.


Dunbar minor injuries unit covered by Caithness General Hospital

Dunbar minor injuries unit covered by Caithness General Hospital

Dunbar minor injuries unit covered by Caithness General Hospital

11 October 2019

The minor injuries unit/urgent care centre at Dunbar Hospital will be covered by the emergency department at CGH at set times this weekend.


Big-hearted Chloe cuts locks for sick kids

Big-hearted Chloe cuts locks for sick kids

Big-hearted Chloe cuts locks for sick kids

10 October 2019

Eleven-year-old Chloe Begg from Wick donated her lovely long locks for charity and raised a staggering £647 too.


Services for bereaved Caithness mothers should be improved, says Stone

Services for bereaved Caithness mothers should be improved, says Stone

Services for bereaved Caithness mothers should be improved, says Stone

10 October 2019

A call has been made for improved services in Caithness for mothers who have lost a baby.


Wick event for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Wick event for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Wick event for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

09 October 2019

A specialist event for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, which will offer expert advice and information, is being staged in Wick this month.


NHS Highland roadshows generate 'positive feedback' from staff

NHS Highland roadshows generate 'positive feedback' from staff

NHS Highland roadshows generate 'positive feedback' from staff

09 October 2019

NHS Highland says it is pleased with the response to a programme of employee engagement sessions being held across the region.


Giant Bertie raises charity cash

Giant Bertie raises charity cash

Giant Bertie raises charity cash

08 October 2019

If you're driving up to John O'Groats beware of multicoloured giants seen in the Quoys of Reiss area.


Cuts to health services in Caithness 'very disappointing' says north MSP

Cuts to health services in Caithness 'very disappointing' says north MSP

Cuts to health services in Caithness 'very disappointing' says north MSP

03 October 2019

A north MSP says it is "very disappointing" that Caithness people are experiencing cuts rather than improvements to their health services.


Defibrillator plan for Castletown

Defibrillator plan for Castletown

Defibrillator plan for Castletown

02 October 2019

Plans are being made to install four defibrillators in Castletown, members of the local community council have been told


Lack of care 'shocking and disgraceful', says Caithness action group

Lack of care 'shocking and disgraceful', says Caithness action group

Lack of care 'shocking and disgraceful', says Caithness action group

02 October 2019

The standard of health care in the county has become "significantly worse" in recent months, Caithness Health Action Team has claimed.


Quarter-century celebration for Hearing and Sight Care

Quarter-century celebration for Hearing and Sight Care

Quarter-century celebration for Hearing and Sight Care

26 September 2019

After 25 years of serving the Caithness community a sensory impairment service celebrated in style at the Pentland Hotel in Thurso.


Eco-friendly garden festival a real treat at Ormlie

Eco-friendly garden festival a real treat at Ormlie

Eco-friendly garden festival a real treat at Ormlie

25 September 2019

The sun shone brightly on Saturday for a special day of fun and laughter at Thurso's community garden project.


Disabled toilet award winners flushed with success

Disabled toilet award winners flushed with success

Disabled toilet award winners flushed with success

20 September 2019

Gold awards were given to Caithness businesses for coming up trumps with their disabled toilet facilities.


Medical emergency closes A9 near Spittal

Medical emergency closes A9 near Spittal

Medical emergency closes A9 near Spittal

19 September 2019

Emergency services attended a medical incident today (Thursday, September 19) on the A9 near Spittal.


Air support must be provided for Caithness mums-to-be, says MSP Grant

Air support must be provided for Caithness mums-to-be, says MSP Grant

Air support must be provided for Caithness mums-to-be, says MSP Grant

10 September 2019

Labour politician issues call after Caithness woman gave birth to twins born 50 miles apart in ambulance dash to Raigmore


Minor injury care at Dunbar Hospital switches to Wick

Minor injury care at Dunbar Hospital switches to Wick

Minor injury care at Dunbar Hospital switches to Wick

06 September 2019

The MIU/UCC at Dunbar Hospital in Thurso will be covered by the emergency department at Caithness General Hospital at set times over the weekend.


Cash for Active Kids

Cash for Active Kids

Cash for Active Kids

06 September 2019

A Caithness charity that aims to promote the fitness and well-being of local kids has been busy raising charity cash.


'Speedy solution' plea for NHS Highland staff who were bullied

'Speedy solution' plea for NHS Highland staff who were bullied

'Speedy solution' plea for NHS Highland staff who were bullied

03 September 2019

A Labour MSP wants action to be taken soon to compensate NHS Highland staff affected by bullying.


Caithness pals get active for local kids

Caithness pals get active for local kids

Caithness pals get active for local kids

09 August 2019

A Caithness trio have just launched their new business venture and are hoping to improve opportunities for local children.


Chat concerned about cut in opening hours at Thurso minor injuries unit

Chat concerned about cut in opening hours at Thurso minor injuries unit

Chat concerned about cut in opening hours at Thurso minor injuries unit

31 July 2019

A cut in the opening hours at the minor injuries unit at the Dunbar Hospital is "quite concerning", a local campaign group has said.


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