A west Highland care home which was closed temporarily four months ago following allegations of "poor practice" is unlikely to reopen for another three months.
A Highland doctor who gave up Christmas with his family to help fight the deadly Ebola virus has revealed there is hope amid the harrowing work and heartbreak.
Health boards across the north and north-east have set out plans for how to manage the extra demands on services this winter.
NHS Highland is planning to ensure all its hospital grounds are smoke-free zones by the end of March – almost seven years later than planned.
NHS Grampian's performance has worsened against a key cancer treatment target putting it at the bottom of the Scottish league table.
Patients who need emergency surgery at nights or weekend are facing a 100-mile trip to Inverness because of a staffing crisis at a key Highland hospital.
The north health board has appointed a west coast ferry operator to transport medical teams between Skye and the Small Isles.
Two permanent staff have been employed by NHS Highland to promote and support breastfeeding.
An Argyll dental nurse has been cleared of misconduct.
Plans for a new community hospital in Skye have been endorsed by the NHS Highland board.
Angry NHS Highland board members have expressed "outrage" at criticism that followed a scathing Audit Scotland report on budget problems at the authority.
Health boards in Scotland are expected to benefit from a share of a £2billion NHS funding boost to be announced by the UK Government today.
Preparations for a possible Ebola case in the Highlands are putting "significant pressure" on the health board's infection control team, it has emerged.
The return of hundreds of pieces of hospital equipment - including wheelchairs and raised toilet seats - has helped the north's troubled health board save more than £100,000, it has emerged.
Financial watchdogs will travel north to grill two senior executives from an embattled health board about their financial failings.
People living in the north of Skye have started a campaign to save their local hospital from being downgraded.
NHS Highland has denied its attempts to recruit doctors were "poaching" GPs from south of the border, saying it just wanted to stop them leaving the UK.
NHS Highland are supporting an attempt to stop antibiotics from becoming obsolete or ineffective.
A senior north councillor has accused NHS Highland of "not knowing what they are doing" in providing adult care services.
NHS Highland is targeting doctors from the north of England in a bid to plug recruitment gaps in remote communities.
Highland Council's Independent group says it has been calling for NHS Highland to be "more transparent" for more than a year.
Furious NHS Highland board members have hit back at Scottish Parliament accusations of "gross misconduct", accusing ministers of making scapegoats of local health bosses
NHS Highland bosses have been accused of "gross misconduct" over their handling of the authority's financial troubles.
The problems providing community health care in remote areas will only be tackled by everyone working together, according to experts in the field.
NHS Highland is seeking to charter a boat to provide a new GP service on the Small Isles.
An additional £40million will be made available to help boost GP practices in deprived and rural areas.
The provision of a new hospital in Aviemore has taken a step forward with the announcement of Scottish Government funding.
Alex Salmond has been accused of being in denial over the crisis facing the NHS.
The Highlands has been "uniquely disadvantaged" by under-funding of the region's health service, councillors were told today.
Health Secretary Alex Neil was under growing pressure last night to boost funding for two north health boards after a report warned the NHS faced significant pressures managing its finances and meeting targets.
A powerful watchdog body has delivered a damning verdict on the poor financial management at NHS Highland which forced it to borrow £2.5million from the Scottish Government.
The director of the Royal College of Nursing Scotland said that it was "deeply worrying" that the boards needed extra funding.