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Video technology demonstrations at two Thurso medical practices

Video technology demonstrations at two Thurso medical practices

Video technology demonstrations at two Thurso medical practices

24 July 2019

Two Thurso medical practices are to hold ‘try it out’ demonstrations on how to use new video technology to make appointments.


Government response promised on Caithness maternity issue

Government response promised on Caithness maternity issue

Government response promised on Caithness maternity issue

19 July 2019

The Health Secretary has promised a “comprehensive response” to concerns on transferring pregnant women to hospital from Caithness to Inverness.


NHS Highland to open up hospital visiting times

NHS Highland to open up hospital visiting times

NHS Highland to open up hospital visiting times

17 July 2019

NHS Highland is to open up hospital visiting times across the region – including at Caithness General – so that patients can have more flexibility.


North MSP calls for action over 'shocking' number of drug deaths

North MSP calls for action over 'shocking' number of drug deaths

North MSP calls for action over 'shocking' number of drug deaths

17 July 2019

Action is needed to tackle the number of drug deaths in the Highlands and other parts of Scotland, according to MSP John Finnie.


Chat calls for reduction in cancelled ops

Chat calls for reduction in cancelled ops

Chat calls for reduction in cancelled ops

10 July 2019

A Caithness health campaigner has called for a reduction in the number of operations that are cancelled in the Highlands.


Brain injury charity making Headway 25 years on

Brain injury charity making Headway 25 years on

Brain injury charity making Headway 25 years on

10 July 2019

Headway Highland celebrates its 25th anniversary this year


Mobile breast screening at Canisbay

Mobile breast screening at Canisbay

Mobile breast screening at Canisbay

05 July 2019

The NHS Scotland mobile breast screening unit is arriving at Canisbay next Monday


Caithness disabled toilet survey now complete

Caithness disabled toilet survey now complete

Caithness disabled toilet survey now complete

28 June 2019

AN eight-week disabled toilet survey has been conducted across Caithness to assess how good the facilities are.


Risk assessment call on transport of Caithness mothers who give birth in Inverness

Risk assessment call on transport of Caithness mothers who give birth in Inverness

Risk assessment call on transport of Caithness mothers who give birth in Inverness

21 June 2019

Call made for risk assessment on the transport of pregnant women from Caithness to Raigmore hospital in Inverness.


Highland MSP questions maternity transport issues in Caithness

Highland MSP questions maternity transport issues in Caithness

Highland MSP questions maternity transport issues in Caithness

14 June 2019

Labour's Rhoda Grant has renewed her call for a full risk assessment to be carried out on the transport of pregnant women from Caithness.


Patients at risk due to NHS staff vacancies, says MP Stone

Patients at risk due to NHS staff vacancies, says MP Stone

Patients at risk due to NHS staff vacancies, says MP Stone

07 June 2019

Liberal Democrat MP hits out at Scottish Government's handling of NHS recruitment for the Highlands


NHS cash injection the perfect tonic says north MP Stone

NHS cash injection the perfect tonic says north MP Stone

NHS cash injection the perfect tonic says north MP Stone

29 May 2019

Liberal Democrat MP supports bail-out following NHS Highland's overspend


'Swift progress' needed on health redesign plans for Caithness

'Swift progress' needed on health redesign plans for Caithness

'Swift progress' needed on health redesign plans for Caithness

10 May 2019

A call has been made for "swift progress" on the proposed multimillion-pound redesign of health and social care services in Caithness.


Thurso Super Woman takes on charity plunge

Thurso Super Woman takes on charity plunge

Thurso Super Woman takes on charity plunge

10 May 2019

A Thurso mum is set to abseil down Dunrobin Castle in aid of sick kids after her own daughter’s difficult start in life.


Call for urgent action on 'toxic culture of bullying' at NHS Highland

Call for urgent action on 'toxic culture of bullying' at NHS Highland

Call for urgent action on 'toxic culture of bullying' at NHS Highland

09 May 2019

Urgent action must be taken on the "toxic culture of bullying" in NHS Highland, MSP David Stewart said after the publication of the Sturrock review.


Stone concern about cancelled ops

Stone concern about cancelled ops

Stone concern about cancelled ops

09 May 2019

Twenty-two per cent of operations were cancelled at NHS Highland hospitals in March, according to statistics which have just been released.


'Centralisation is not working' says north MSP in midwife debate

'Centralisation is not working' says north MSP in midwife debate

'Centralisation is not working' says north MSP in midwife debate

09 May 2019

Highland MSP Edward Mountain praised the work of Highland midwives during a Holyrood debate marking the International Day of the Midwife.


Multimillion-pound plan for Caithness health services approved by Scottish health secretary

Multimillion-pound plan for Caithness health services approved by Scottish health secretary

Multimillion-pound plan for Caithness health services approved by Scottish health secretary

08 May 2019

The approval of a multimillion-pound health and social care redesign plan for Caithness has been described as "a significant step forward".


NHS Near Me to hold ‘try it out’ sessions for Caithness and Sutherland residents

NHS Near Me to hold ‘try it out’ sessions for Caithness and Sutherland residents

NHS Near Me to hold ‘try it out’ sessions for Caithness and Sutherland residents

02 May 2019

Patients are to have the opportunity to take part in "try it out" sessions for NHS Highland’s NHS Near Me video-consulting system from their homes.


Caithness health issues are to be looked at by senior Scottish minister

Caithness health issues are to be looked at by senior Scottish minister

Caithness health issues are to be looked at by senior Scottish minister

02 May 2019

Scotland's health secretary is to look at the health issues concerning people in Caithness, Thurso community councillors were told this week.


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