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Sepsis cases in Highlands almost double in three years

Sepsis cases in Highlands almost double in three years

Sepsis cases in Highlands almost double in three years

The number of cases of sepsis – a potentially life-threatening blood infection – has almost doubled in the Highlands in the past three years.


World first for Caithness General Hospital after pioneering work

World first for Caithness General Hospital after pioneering work

World first for Caithness General Hospital after pioneering work

Pioneering work undertaken at Caithness General Hospital has resulted in it becoming the first in the world to gain a prestigious international award.


Caithness mum fights for allergy legislation

Caithness mum fights for allergy legislation

Caithness mum fights for allergy legislation

A Latheronwheel mum is petitioning the Scottish Parliament to make an allergy care policy statutory for every school and nursery.


Caithness backing for flying medical team proposal

Caithness backing for flying medical team proposal

Caithness backing for flying medical team proposal

The prospect of a medical team flying to Caithness to deal with maternity emergencies has been welcomed by local health campaigners.


Caithness health action group in call for an end to locum system

Caithness health action group in call for an end to locum system

Caithness health action group in call for an end to locum system

A call has been made to end the practice of covering health staff shortages with locums after the costs to NHS Highland were highlighted.


Hospital gifts presented by League of Friends

Hospital gifts presented by League of Friends

Hospital gifts presented by League of Friends

The League of Friends of Caithness General Hospital has handed over its annual Christmas gifts to the hospital's various departments.


Happy art day at Thurso care home

Happy art day at Thurso care home

Happy art day at Thurso care home

A special one-day art show at Pentland View Care Home in Thurso proved popular with residents, staff, friends and relatives.


Dismay at 'strange stance' by NHS Highland over bullying victims

Dismay at 'strange stance' by NHS Highland over bullying victims

Dismay at 'strange stance' by NHS Highland over bullying victims

A call has been made for the Scottish Government to step in to help NHS Highland victims of bullying.


NHS Near Me service gains international recognition

NHS Near Me service gains international recognition

NHS Near Me service gains international recognition

NHS Highland’s innovative video consulting service Near Me – which began as a pilot project in Caithness – has been recognised internationally.


Boxing day comes early at Wick care home

Boxing day comes early at Wick care home

Boxing day comes early at Wick care home

Riverside residents bring Christmas cheer for people struggling in poverty by making up special charity boxes full of gifts.


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