Seriously ill patients from the west Highlands and islands are enduring gruelling three-times-a-week trips of hundreds of miles for life-saving kidney dialysis – sparking calls for treatment to be made available locally.
A dozen people had a lucky escape yesterday after a tour bus left a busy Highland road, ending up on its side down an embankment.
Pregnant women on Skye face a round trip of around 200 miles to Inverness after maternity services at the island’s main hospital were dramatically suspended yesterday.
A leading economist has claimed that the business case for a controversial shake-up of hospital services on Skye is "seriously flawed".
A top academic has accused a Highland hospital of failing his father in the days before his painful death.
Controversial changes to Portree Hospital in Skye could face an independent probe after MSPs agreed to look into the issue.
A north politician is pressing for the new hospital planned for Skye and Lochalsh to be built and operational as soon as possible.
Thousands of islanders face major upheaval in their local health services with the removal of an important hospital service and the loss of out-of-hours GP cover.