Health campaigners are up in arms over another service which they claim has been lost from Caithness General.
Caithness Health Action Team
NHS Highland accused of trying to stifle debate on changes to the maternity service in the far north
NHS Highland is being accused of seeking to stifle debate on changes to the maternity service in the far north at a forthcoming series of public forums.
Wick couple travelled to Raigmore to see specialist for son… Then discovered they could have seen him in Caithness the week before
A new twist has added fuel to the fire for health campaigners who have been battling to cut the number of marathon trips outpatients from the far north are making to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
Health campaigners believe the far north economy is losing out by as much as £12 million a year as a result of the daily exodus of patients heading down the A9 to get treatment at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
A timetable for major reform of health services in Caithness has finally been unveiled after years of protests by campaigners.
Caithness patients are clocking up three million miles on the road each year to attend vital health appointments, according to campaigners.
NHS Highland is being urged to commission an independent inquiry into maternity services provided for women in the far north.
Seven out of 10 people in Caithness are in favour of proposals to redesign health and social care services, a three-month survey has concluded.
Campaigners are making a renewed appeal to buy more lay-back car safety seats for far north women who give birth in Raigmore Hospital.
Caithness campaigners have urged Health Secretary Shona Robison to intervene in an ongoing row over NHS services in the far north.
Fears are growing in Caithness that a hospital will soon close its doors as part of an NHS Highland review.
A leading campaigner against the downgrading of maternity services in Caithness has announced she will run for election to Highland Council.
NHS Highland has insisted that controversial changes to maternity services in Caithness will provide a "better service" when they begin to be introduced next week.
A campaign group is launching its own "baby boxes" for Highland mothers facing a 100-mile trip to Inverness to give birth.
Only one in five expectant mothers were able to give birth in the north Highlands last year - with 80% sent on a 100-mile trip to Inverness.
A controversial downgrading of maternity services in Caithness will get under way this month after the shake-up was fast-tracked.
Budget-cutting north health bosses jetted off on 38 trips to North America in four years.
A Caithness mum has made a formal complaint against NHS Highland after being told she would have to travel to Inverness to have her baby.
Pregnant women have joined forces with councillors, health professionals and activists to fight against NHS Highland proposals to downgrade Caithness General Hospital's maternity unit.