The Coastguard Operations Centre in Shetland has this morning been coordinating two medical evacuations from platforms in the north after crew members were said to have fallen ill.
Dozens of school pupils in Orkney received an expert insight into life working in health and social care as NHS Orkney hosted a Day in the Life event.
Tariro Gandiya fell in love with Orkney after her degree in medicine at Aberdeen University saw her visit the island for her remote and rural placement. Now a speciality doctor, she never imagined that she would start a new life in Orkney with her family
A blocked drain caused waste to run into a corridor of Orkney's new £65 million hospital, it has emerged.
The first peedie bairn to be born in Orkney's new hospital is to be named after the facility - Balfour.
Residents in Orkney are now able to attend the brand new hospital in Kirkwall as the first services at the new Balfour have gone live.
Health chiefs gave a first look inside Orkney's new hospital yesterday.
Shadow health secretary Miles Briggs visited Orkney to tour the site of the new Balfour Hospital situated in Kirkwall.
Health chiefs in Orkney are investigating after an 80-year-old patient was discharged from hospital and put on a ferry in freezing conditions in his pyjamas and slippers.
A 27-year-old woman has died of a suspected drugs overdose in Orkney, while a man found in the same house as her was rushed to hospital.
NHS Grampian has apologised "unreservedly" today after an air ambulance called to the aid of a poorly baby was sent 120 miles in the wrong direction.
An Orkney farmer died after his quad bike overturned and landed on top of him, an inquiry has ruled.
An investigation has been launched after a patient at Orkney's Balfour Hospital died from a nose bleed.
The workings of NHS Orkney will go under the spotlight next week as part of the organisation's annual review.
The new hospital and healthcare facility is one step closer to being achieved.