Pension rules which mean top doctors are hit with huge tax bills for taking on extra work are causing patients in the north to miss out on treatment.
A desperate community has urged the first minister to join their battle to save an essential bus route.
Campaigners fighting to retain a lifeline bus service in a Moray town claim their fears have been ignored after a petition calling for it to be retained was rejected.
Regular users of a bus route in a Moray town have packed the vehicle in a show of support to try and save the service.
The Scottish Government has been urged to subsidise a bus route in Moray to allay concerns its axing could have a devastating impact on the health of the older population.
Nicola Sturgeon says patient confidentiality is of the `utmost importance’ after NHS Highland data breach
Nicola Sturgeon has said patient data safety is of the “utmost importance” following the NHS Highland breach resulting in exposure of HIV patients'personal details.
Hundreds of patients records have been permanently lost by the NHS in the north and north-east in recent years.
A north-east man who has raised more than £30,000 by hosting a music festival is gearing up for this year's event.
RAF Lossiemouth remains at the forefront of the UK's defence, 80 years after it first opened as part of the country's war efforts.
At least 43 patients in the north and north-east died last year as they waited to be discharged from hospital, it has emerged.
"Ageing" NHS buildings in the Highlands are being plagued by hundreds of pest control incidents - including bats flying through hospitals and seagulls diving at new mums with babies.
The Western Isles area has the greatest proportion of overweight or obese primary one children of any local authority in Scotland.
Mental health patients in the Highlands are facing up to a three-year wait for clinical psychology assessments, a north MSP has claimed.
A leading NHS Grampian consultant has backed the introduction of a social responsibility levy to tackle alcohol abuse, describing it as “a much needed resource” in the north east.
I think it appropriate that I start this column in recognition of the centenary of the RAF.
A graduated driving licence, including passenger restrictions for young drivers, is to be trialled following an eight-year campaign by a Highland and Islands MSP.
Angry campaigners have called for a state-sponsored trapping and removal of a beaver family in the Highlands to stop.
NHS Highland has spent £160,000 on external consultants since April in a bid to clear a backlog of cataract operations in the region, it can be revealed.
A campaign to end the rip-off delivery charges blighting shoppers across the north has been launched.
A Highland MSP has called for all convicted drink and drug drivers in Scotland to be forced to undertake a rehabilitation scheme.
A frustrated businessman has revealed he is being forced to accommodate staff in his own home because of a severe housing shortage in the rural Highlands.
A north politician is backing calls for a pedestrian crossing to be installed near a school at a busy A82 junction in Inverness.
Transport Scotland has ruled out introducing a pedestrian crossing near a busy Moray train station despite safety fears.
Scottish leadership candidate Anas Sarwar has gained the backing of two north MSPs and a dozen others a day after announcing he would stand.
A north politician is to focus on speeding in his mission to promote safer driving - after fresh data confirmed a worse rate for motoring offences in Scotland than south of the border.
New figures have revealed more people than ever are risking their lives by trespassing on railway tracks in Scotland.
Fresh fears have been raised that cutbacks are forcing frontline police officers in Moray to spend much of their days filling-in forms instead of catching criminals.
Not a single doctor has signed-up to a government scheme to attract GPs to Grampian - despite the offer of a £20,000 bonus.
David Stewart, Labour MSP for the Highlands and Islands, was an old school friend of Gordon Semple, and wrote this eulogy for a memorial service in Inverness in June: I was proud to call Gordon my friend. We met when we both joined Inverness High School in 1968. Both us loved football.
Shock new figures have revealed bobbies are being taken off the beat hundreds of times every month - to act as posties.
A Highlands and Islands politician has called for the government to help workers facing the sack from a Moray food firm.
Plans to close the police control room in Inverness should be postponed until after a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into last year's M9 tragedy, according to a north politician.