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Hospice patient inspires fundraising

Hospice patient inspires fundraising

Hospice patient inspires fundraising

20 October 2020

Hotel worker boosts funds of Highland Hospice where he is being cared for


Poignant Loch Ness hike boosts MS research

Poignant Loch Ness hike boosts MS research

Poignant Loch Ness hike boosts MS research

20 October 2020

A gruelling Loch Ness hike for MS research saw a man inspired by his wife go the extra mile – and then some.


Covid cases pass 900 mark in NHS Highland area

Covid cases pass 900 mark in NHS Highland area

Covid cases pass 900 mark in NHS Highland area

20 October 2020

MORE than 900 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in NHS Highland since the coronavirus pandemic began.


NHS Highland area detects 16 further Covid-19 cases

NHS Highland area detects 16 further Covid-19 cases

NHS Highland area detects 16 further Covid-19 cases

19 October 2020

SIXTEEN further Covid-19 infections have been detected across the NHS Highland health board region, it has been confirmed.


Appointment-only mobile Covid-19 test session dates across the Highlands

Appointment-only mobile Covid-19 test session dates across the Highlands

Appointment-only mobile Covid-19 test session dates across the Highlands

18 October 2020

Mobile coronavirus testing sessions are being made available for appointment at venues across the Highlands in the coming days.


Charities hook up for fresh approach to help addiction in the Highlands

Charities hook up for fresh approach to help addiction in the Highlands

Charities hook up for fresh approach to help addiction in the Highlands

17 October 2020

A partnership between two charitable organisations is helping more people get out and about and improve their mental wellbeing.


Eleven new recorded coronavirus cases in NHS Highland area

Eleven new recorded coronavirus cases in NHS Highland area

Eleven new recorded coronavirus cases in NHS Highland area

17 October 2020

There have been 11 additional confirmed coronavirus cases in the NHS Highland area in the past 24 hours, new figures have shown.


Highland health chief briefs councillors on Covid-19 situation

Highland health chief briefs councillors on Covid-19 situation

Highland health chief briefs councillors on Covid-19 situation

17 October 2020

Councillors have been briefed by the man leading the Highland public health fight against Covid-19.


Therapy pool getting ready to reopen

Therapy pool getting ready to reopen

Therapy pool getting ready to reopen

17 October 2020

A VITAL health facility is set to reopen its doors early next month – but will have smaller capacities and higher fees to ensure it is Covid safe.


Bus gate work at hospital to begin before end of year

Bus gate work at hospital to begin before end of year

Bus gate work at hospital to begin before end of year

16 October 2020

WORK on a controversial bus link through the grounds of Raigmore Hospital looks set to begin before the end of the year.


Raigmore Hospital reveals name of new cafe

Raigmore Hospital reveals name of new cafe

Raigmore Hospital reveals name of new cafe

16 October 2020

This month has seen the opening of a new cafe at the main entrance to the Highlands' biggest Raigmore Hospital.


North man accuses NHS Highland of 'patronising and unsatisfactory' response to coronavirus request

North man accuses NHS Highland of 'patronising and unsatisfactory' response to coronavirus request

North man accuses NHS Highland of 'patronising and unsatisfactory' response to coronavirus request

16 October 2020

A north man who made a Freedom of Information request about Covid-19 numbers has described NHS Highland's reply as "patronising" and "unsatisfactory".


Face coverings become mandatory in workplace canteens

Face coverings become mandatory in workplace canteens

Face coverings become mandatory in workplace canteens

16 October 2020

Face coverings are now mandatory in staff canteens, and the same rule will apply from the start of next week in other communal workplace areas.


Covid cases rise by another 14 in NHS Highland area

Covid cases rise by another 14 in NHS Highland area

Covid cases rise by another 14 in NHS Highland area

16 October 2020

ANOTHER 14 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the NHS Highland area in the past day.


'When I first started losing my sight I was in shell shock'

'When I first started losing my sight I was in shell shock'

'When I first started losing my sight I was in shell shock'

15 October 2020

A former soldier has praised the work of a sight loss charity that has been revamped.


Fourteen new Covid cases in Highlands as Scottish hospital admissions pass 600

Fourteen new Covid cases in Highlands as Scottish hospital admissions pass 600

Fourteen new Covid cases in Highlands as Scottish hospital admissions pass 600

15 October 2020

MORE than 600 people are now being treated in Scottish hospitals for Covid-19 ­– after another 31 were hospitalised for the virus in the past day.


Chopper charity zooms in on web to battle coronavirus challenge

Chopper charity zooms in on web to battle coronavirus challenge

Chopper charity zooms in on web to battle coronavirus challenge

14 October 2020

A helicopter charity that depends on public donations to keep its life-saving service in the air is going online to help bridge a dip in funding.


Scottish public health warning on non-essential travel to high-risk Covid areas

Scottish public health warning on non-essential travel to high-risk Covid areas

Scottish public health warning on non-essential travel to high-risk Covid areas

14 October 2020

PEOPLE are being advised to avoid non-essential travel to Blackpool and other high risk areas under new coronavirus restrictions.


Highland Covid infections rise as much in one month as in the previous five combined

Highland Covid infections rise as much in one month as in the previous five combined

Highland Covid infections rise as much in one month as in the previous five combined

14 October 2020

NHS Highland has detected as many coronavirus cases in the past month as it did in the previous five.


Appointments still available for Dingwall flu vaccination sessions

Appointments still available for Dingwall flu vaccination sessions

Appointments still available for Dingwall flu vaccination sessions

14 October 2020

ELIGIBLE people within the Dingwall area keen to take up the offer of a flu vaccination are being invited to make appointments.


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