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People living in the Highlands encouraged to access Parkinson’s exercise programmes

People living in the Highlands encouraged to access Parkinson’s exercise programmes

People living in the Highlands encouraged to access Parkinson’s exercise programmes

11 April 2024

High Life Highland is raising awareness of the support available in the region to mark World Parkinson’s Day today (April 11).


NHS patients in Highlands told: ‘It’s OK to Ask’

NHS patients in Highlands told: ‘It’s OK to Ask’

NHS patients in Highlands told: ‘It’s OK to Ask’

08 April 2024

Patients are being encouraged to ask questions about their treatment as part of a campaign being promoted by NHS Scotland.


KAREN ANDERSON: How I overcame my 20-year cat allergy

KAREN ANDERSON: How I overcame my 20-year cat allergy

KAREN ANDERSON: How I overcame my 20-year cat allergy

07 April 2024

For over 20 years I was allergic to cats. Not the slight sneezy type of allergic either.


NICKY MARR: Undoubtedly, lives will be saved by Duchess

NICKY MARR: Undoubtedly, lives will be saved by Duchess

NICKY MARR: Undoubtedly, lives will be saved by Duchess

27 March 2024

Royal they may be, but they’re people too. Let’s grant them breathing space.


Fears NHS Highland’s £112 million deficit could see vascular surgery cut

Fears NHS Highland’s £112 million deficit could see vascular surgery cut

Fears NHS Highland’s £112 million deficit could see vascular surgery cut

25 March 2024

MSP Fergus Ewing worries that could ‘threaten the availability of safe provision of other acute services such as trauma.’


HEALTH MATTERS: Health inequalities are a real issue we all need to work on

HEALTH MATTERS: Health inequalities are a real issue we all need to work on

HEALTH MATTERS: Health inequalities are a real issue we all need to work on

24 March 2024

Our public health department has two principal priorities as part of work to improve and protect the health of Highland people, writes Dr Tim Allison.


Don't get caught out this Easter weekend – remember your prescription!

Don't get caught out this Easter weekend – remember your prescription!

Don't get caught out this Easter weekend – remember your prescription!

24 March 2024

Staff at NHS 24 are asking the public to check they have enough of their prescribed medication to last over Easter or any spring holidays.


Highland MP demands action to tackle backlog of NDAS assessments for children

Highland MP demands action to tackle backlog of NDAS assessments for children

Highland MP demands action to tackle backlog of NDAS assessments for children

19 March 2024

North MP Jamie Stone says it is "time for answers" five months after an NHS Highland review was launched.


Children in Highland hospital to benefit as charity's fundraising tops £1.6m

Children in Highland hospital to benefit as charity's fundraising tops £1.6m

Children in Highland hospital to benefit as charity's fundraising tops £1.6m

18 March 2024

Young patients admitted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness have benefited from a children's charity which saw its income rise by 12 per cent last year.


NICKY MARR: Mikeysline founder Ron Williamson remembered for being the change for mental health

NICKY MARR: Mikeysline founder Ron Williamson remembered for being the change for mental health

NICKY MARR: Mikeysline founder Ron Williamson remembered for being the change for mental health

06 March 2024

What a legacy Ron has left.


Scam callers targetting NHS patients in the Highlands

Scam callers targetting NHS patients in the Highlands

Scam callers targetting NHS patients in the Highlands

04 March 2024

NHS Highland has advised people to beware after learning that fraudsters have been targetting patients who use the region's Telecare service.


NHS Highland to hold series of vaccination clinics in Sutherland in March

NHS Highland to hold series of vaccination clinics in Sutherland in March

NHS Highland to hold series of vaccination clinics in Sutherland in March

27 February 2024

All the clinics are drop-in and will be open from 2pm-4pm.


NHS HIGHLAND: Abusive relationships lead to loss of safety, choice and control

NHS HIGHLAND: Abusive relationships lead to loss of safety, choice and control

NHS HIGHLAND: Abusive relationships lead to loss of safety, choice and control

25 February 2024

Highland Violence Against Women Partnership (HVAWP) have piloted their innovative ‘Spider in a Glass’ campaign.


Nobel Prize winner's CT legacy 'still evident to this day'

Nobel Prize winner's CT legacy 'still evident to this day'

Nobel Prize winner's CT legacy 'still evident to this day'

24 February 2024

The legacy of a Nobel Prize winner who came from a Wick family "remains evident to this day" – a century after he was born.


Jamie Stone slams pause on healthcare projects as 'shocking indictment'

Jamie Stone slams pause on healthcare projects as 'shocking indictment'

Jamie Stone slams pause on healthcare projects as 'shocking indictment'

20 February 2024

Jamie Stone has accused the Scottish Government of "unforgivable incompetence" over the pause on funding for healthcare construction projects.


NHS HIGHLAND: It is time to take up vaccination offer

NHS HIGHLAND: It is time to take up vaccination offer

NHS HIGHLAND: It is time to take up vaccination offer

18 February 2024

Covid vaccine is still important especially for the most vulnerable, older people and those with reduced immunity, says Dr Tim Allison.


Raigmore are 'first in Scotland' to employ new breast cancer treatment

Raigmore are 'first in Scotland' to employ new breast cancer treatment

Raigmore are 'first in Scotland' to employ new breast cancer treatment

13 February 2024

The breast team at Raigmore Hospital were first to use the new Pintuition System.


Strongman Luke Stoltman's message to 'incredible' NHS Highland staff

Strongman Luke Stoltman's message to 'incredible' NHS Highland staff

Strongman Luke Stoltman's message to 'incredible' NHS Highland staff

05 February 2024

'The infant feeding service they offered was really incredible and gave Kushi Stoltman and me a lot of confidence going home.'


Soaring caesarean rate in far north exposes maternity failings, says MSP

Soaring caesarean rate in far north exposes maternity failings, says MSP

Soaring caesarean rate in far north exposes maternity failings, says MSP

05 February 2024

Caesarean births in the far north have rocketed as maternity services have been cut, says Highlands and Islands MSP Edward Mountain.


Legionella detected in water at Invergordon County Hospital, NHS confirms

Legionella detected in water at Invergordon County Hospital, NHS confirms

Legionella detected in water at Invergordon County Hospital, NHS confirms

04 February 2024

Following the discovery the health authority said it immediately put safety measures in place to "prevent harm to patients and staff".


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