Ahead of the recognised Volunteers Week, running from Friday 1 June to Thursday 7 June, NHS Highland have paid tribute to the work of its numerous volunteers.
Inverness is to become Scotland’s centre of excellence in researching Lyme Disease – a tick-borne condition which can lead to a variety of serious illnesses.
Dementia experts have claimed that smaller hospitals should do more to ensure a friendly environment for sufferers.
A workshop which is part of the review into the redesign of Adult Health and Social Care Services in Caithness will take place this week.
Campaigners opposed to controversial plans to shut a cardiac centre in Inverness were last night celebrating a U-turn by NHS Highland.
A £500,000 pilot scheme will enable nurses in the Highlands and Islands to become fully qualified midwives in less than two years.
Highland Hospice has launched a befriending service for people in Inverness.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has pledged to keep pressing for accommodation upgrades at Raigmore Hospital for the growing number of patients from Caithness.
Campaigners on Skye are celebrating after health professionals recommended healthcare at Portree Hospital should be significantly enhanced.
Problems highlighted over the past two years include nursing staff at Portree Community Hospital having to cook for patients due to a shortage of staff.
The Scottish Government has been urged to take urgent action to address bed-blocking after it emerged the problem cost health boards in the north and north-east £23 million last year.
Health campaigners are fundraising to build a legal case on the state of maternity care provision for women in Caithness and its effect on their human rights.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has admitted that NHS Highland’s failure to audit a controversial GP surgery contract for two decades was “not acceptable”.
More than a third of cancelled operations in the Highlands last year were due to “capacity issues” at hospitals, it has been revealed.
Sensory services in the Highland capital are moving next to Raigmore Hospital to amalgamate existing NHS service under the one roof.
Nicola Sturgeon has been challenged to act to prevent any more expectant mothers from the Highlands having to make a 520-mile round trip to give birth.
Fort William’s multi-million pound new hospital will be joined by more than 200 residential, educational, commercial and community buildings, a new planning document reveals.
A senior obstetrics consultant in the Highlands has revealed he has quit a crisis-hit hospital over a controversial pensions row.
When Cassandra Mcphee went into premature labour at 30 weeks in her Caithness home, she knew she faced a long journey for the care she needed.
A senior NHS Highland pharmacist jetted off to Salt Lake City four times in four months to learn about “quality improvement”, which included training for a scheme to cut patient travel to Inverness.
NHS Highland has apologises to a patient whose quality of life “significantly deteriorated” after an “avoidable” surgical error.
NHS Highland yesterday outlined its plans to consult on its latest bid to revamp adult social care and health services in Caithness.
A campaign has been launched to improve mileage rates for volunteers driving patients to hospitals.
Concerns were raised yesterday by health campaigners in Caithness after the the Church of Scotland revealed it will be closing a local care home.
A Highland GP practice is seeking the views of its patients over controversial proposals to transfer routine vaccines and blood tests to Inverness – resulting in a 30-mile round trip.
NHS Highland’s controversial “redesign” of Skye’s health services would make the island’s hospital bed to population ratio comparable to developing nations in Central Africa, it has been claimed.
Health chiefs in the Highlands called in fraud investigators to probe several serious allegations about a local GP practice, it can be revealed.
Budget-cutting NHS Highland bosses accused of ‘mismanagement’ after £200,000 contract payments were not legally agreed
Health chiefs in the Highlands have been ordered to carry out a major review after investigators found they were paying a £200,000 contract that was not legally agreed.
The Friends of Raigmore volunteer group yesterday handed over a new Ophthalmology Camera for the benefit of patients to Raigmore Hospital.
Opposition MSPs have claimed the Scottish Government is struggling to meet a pledge to boost health visitor numbers after vacancy rates hit a three-year high.
The Scottish Ambulance Service has announced the employment of nine new paramedics in the north as part of a £500,000 investment with NHS Highland.
Scottish ministers have been warned that north and north-east patients would suffer if local health boards were abolished and replaced with new “super-boards.”