Babies will be at greater risk of illness and death in the Highlands and islands as a result of a controversial shake-up of GP services, it was claimed last night,
The Scottish Government was last night accused of leaving the NHS at “breaking point” as new data showed another slump in performance in Grampian and Highland.
The Scottish Conservatives have highlighted “unacceptable delays” for cancer treatment after it emerged that Western Isles patient have to wait nine months.
The number of urology patients in the Highlands waiting over 12 weeks for their first appointment has been cut by hundreds.
Pregnant women on Skye face a round trip of around 200 miles to Inverness after maternity services at the island’s main hospital were dramatically suspended yesterday.
Health chiefs have apologised after a 61-year-old woman with suspected cancer of the womb was told she would have to wait “two to three months” for an emergency examination at hospital.
Patients at an under-threat north hospital have been forced to eat ready-made meals – bought at a local Co-op and cooked by staff.
Health chiefs are testing new technology which enables paramedics to send video and ultrasound images ahead of a patient's arrival in hospital.
A frustrated granddad left stranded in an Inverness hospital for six months – despite being fit to leave – has finally been offered a suitable home.
A grandad who suffered a catastrophic brain haemorrhage has claimed he is being “held captive” in hospital due to a housing crisis in the Highlands.
The mother of a Caithness teen who almost died after a football struck his head is poised to lodge a formal complaint with NHS Highland after her family’s terrifying ordeal.
The senior official in charge of a significant health service report has apologised after it was presented to the organisation’s board late and riddled with errors.
Health chiefs in the north and north-east are spending more than £100,000 a day on temporary staff, shock figures show.
A north MSP has warned that Raigmore Hospital’s radiology team is “overstretched and understaffed” as he raised the issue at Holyrood.
Health chiefs are poised to carry out a “full investigation” into the cause of flooding which led to computers being shut down at the north’s biggest hospital.
Campaigners want their local SNP MSP to do more to stop a threatened hospital closure in Caithness.
The north’s biggest hospital was thrown into chaos yesterday after a basement flood led to its computer system being shut down.
A flood at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness has caused damage to its computer systems.
Services have been hit at a Highland hospital after a flood damaged computer servers.
NHS Highland board members have agreed in principle to start branding themselves as a "University Health Board" to help recruit staff and boost reputation.
A short-term working group including local clinicians, patients and outside experts will work on ways to address ongoing concerns about recruiting radiologists to the Highlands.
Schoolchildren in Sutherland are making round trips of more than 200 miles to see a dentist because of “staffing issues” manning a mobile service.
Fears are growing in Caithness that a hospital will soon close its doors as part of an NHS Highland review.
Next year, the National Health Service will celebrate its 70th anniversary.
NHS Highland is disputing an Inverness teenager’s autism diagnosis despite his mother’s 10-year fight to get a second opinion from a different health authority.
Members of an Inverness family are raising funds for the Raigmore Hospital Macmillan suite after being touched by the care and compassion their late mother received.
NHS Highland’s annual bill for private home care has almost doubled to £9million in three years - at a time of unprecedented budgetary pressures.
A contractor has been selected to build new hospitals in Aviemore and Broadford.
A fight to retain a £1million specialist health unit in Inverness has intensified amid fears that work to transform it for an alternative purpose could be imminent.
Patients from across the north grilled a Scottish health minister and prompted several apologies from NHS Highland executives yesterday.
Parking misery looks set to continue at Raigmore Hospital with the news that plans for two overspill car parks have been put on hold.
An MSP has called for Scottish Health Secretary Shona Robison and Highland health chiefs to step down for failing to recruit vital specialists.