Talks between trade unions and the Department of Health amid industrial action have ended without agreement.
Health and Social Care
NHS Highland is currently seeking two new lay members to join its Highland health and social care committee to ensure the voices of service users are heard.
NHS Highland chief executive visits Skye, Lochalsh and Raasay as progress of Ritchie report monitiored
The newly-appointed chief executive of NHS Highland yesterday visited communities in Skye and Lochalsh to hear first hand their concerns over health provision in the area.
A new university course has been created to help the NHS tackle the mounting challenges posed by an ageing population.
Services are likely to be hit as health and social care chiefs across the north-east face a black hole in their budgets of nearly £7million, new reports have warned.
A Lochaber student, who went through the care system when she was younger, is the first ever recipient of a new integrated health and social care award.
North east councillors have insisted that changes to a respite service, which caters for people with learning disabilities, must not be "financially driven".
Aberdeen is poised to launch a £250million health and social care shake-up as part of a national campaign to improve services.
A housing service for older and disabled people in the north-east will be provided entirely by Aberdeenshire Council from next Wednesday.