Health Secretary Shona Robison has been quizzed on the state of Scotland’s operating theatres after hundreds of cancellations at Raigmore Hospital.
Highland Council is preparing a special case for extra capital funding to repair damaged roads as drifting snow continued to close routes in parts of the north yesterday,
Patients in Caithness were able to consult with clinicians during the atrocious weather brought by the Beast from the East thanks to the trial of video consulting technology.
Parking problems have resurfaced at the north’s flagship hospital.
Staff shortages were blamed yesterday after it emerged that more than £5.5million was spent on overtime for nurses and midwives in the north and north-east last year.
An NHS Highland midwife has been nominated for midwife of the year at a prestigious conference.
The external view of out-of-hours urgent care services in Skye, Lochalsh and South West Ross is to begin next week.
Scores of women across the north and north-east will be called in for blood tests amid fears a “miracle” drug may have left three patients requiring liver transplants.
NHS Highland said it “very much regrets” that 486 operations were postponed due to a dust contamination and cracks in some theatre walls.
The mobile breast screening unit is touring the Highlands and arrives in Dingwall this month, NHS Highland has confirmed.
A far north pensioner has told how she is forced to make a 200-mile round trip every month for a 15-minute hospital appointment.
VIDEO: Caithness pensioner makes a heartfelt appeal to Nicola Sturgeon and Shona Robison over her health struggles
A Caithness pensioner who has been travelling to Inverness for her hospital appointments has delivered a heartfelt message to first minister Nicola Sturgeon and health secretary Shona Robison.
Shock figures show that health boards in the north and north-east have spent more than £215million on agency staff in the last decade.
Operations cancelled and hundreds under threat at Raigmore Hospital after cracks found in theatre walls
Hundreds of operations in the Highlands are under threat after the main theatre complex at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness was suddenly - and indefinitely - closed yesterday.
Planned operations have been cancelled at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness because of "superficial cracks" on some walls of the hospital's main theatre.
Caithness campaigners have urged Health Secretary Shona Robison to intervene in an ongoing row over NHS services in the far north.
The out-of-hours service at Portree Hospital has been suspended again amid an ongoing staffing crisis.
The out-of-hours service at Portree Hospital will be suspended tonight because of ongoing staffing pressures, NHS Highland has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to order an investigation after dust contamination led to the cancellation of operations at the north’s biggest hospital.
The battle to save a “valuable” Inverness-based support centre for adults with autism will go “to the wire” amid a cash crisis.
Dust contamination at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness has forced dozens of operations in the Highlands to be cancelled.
Girls as young as 13 in the Highlands are being given the contraceptive implant, it has emerged.
An external review into healthcare provision in Skye, Lochaber and West Ross is to be carried out by a small team led by Sir Lewis Ritchie, who chaired a national review of NHS out-of-hours services in 2015.
The County Community Hospital in Invergordon has reopened after closing last week following a flu outbreak.
New figures show that 470 people spent more than 12 hours waiting to be seen in Scotland’s Accident and Emergency departments in just one week.
Health bosses met hospital security guards yesterday to begin consultation on controversial plans to cut night shift cover at Raigmore in Inverness to just one member of staff.
MacKinnon Memorial Hospital in Skye has closed to new admissions following patients being diagnosed with flu.
Health bosses have urged vulnerable people to protect themselves from a deadly flu outbreak sweeping the country as figures revealed that almost 120,000 “at-risk” individuals have not been vaccinated across the north and north-east.
Invergordon hospital latest to close to new admissions as flu outbreak continues to spread across the north
The flu virus continues to spread across the north, with the County Community Hospital in Invergordon being the latest to close to new admissions after a number of patients were diagnosed.
A controversial proposal to cut security staff working night shifts at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness to just one has been condemned by union chiefs who claim lives of staff and patients would be put at risk.
New figures show that the Highlands experienced the largest rise in A&E attendances in Scotland between Christmas and New Year.
Health chiefs in the north claim a shortage of affordable housing is an obstacle to attracting enough frontline medical staff to Skye.