Oil companies have been advised on what to do if workers returning from areas affected by the Ebola virus feel unwell.
A Highlands and Islands MSP has demanded action to defuse the "ticking time bomb" of type 2 diabetes.
Health bosses have been ordered to improve cleanliness at the north's flagship hospital as a "matter of priority".
North-east GP practices are "creaking" under the growing workload caused by ageing patients and a growing population.
Bereaved parents affected by the baby ashes scandal have been told a new investigation team will make "every effort" to give them the truth about what happened to their children's remains.
Scotland's Public Health Minister today said the government was working with the royal colleges in an attempt to overcome difficulties in recruiting consultants and other medical staff in rural areas.
Suicidal people who turn up at Highland hospitals in a distressed state are not being given the help they need, it was claimed today.
NHS Highland Chairman Garry Coutts today admitted that it had been "a tough year" for the north health board.
Public health minister Michael Matheson will be in Lochaber on Monday June 9 for NHS Highland's annual review.