Records are being reviewed of patients across Scotland who received treatment from a fake psychiatrist who practised for 22 years without a qualification.
Plans to extend and enhance the day surgery unit at Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick have moved a step forward after an outline business case for the £1.3 million project was approved.
A £37 million contract to build two community hospitals in the Highlands has been awarded to international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty.
Hundreds of patients records have been permanently lost by the NHS in the north and north-east in recent years.
The Scottish Government has come to the financial aid of NHS Highland by funding its overspend last year to the tune of £18m.
Health campaigners believe the far north economy is losing out by as much as £12 million a year as a result of the daily exodus of patients heading down the A9 to get treatment at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
Patients across the north and north-east remain in the grip of strong painkillers despite efforts to reduce the country's dependency.
Dozens of GP surgeries across the north of Scotland have closed in the last decade, fuelling claims the Scottish Government is letting the area down.
Health boards in the north and north-east have been shortchanged out of tens of millions of pounds, opposition politicians have claimed.
Highland nurses puff their way round 24-hour mountain bike race to encourage patients to embrace new challenges
Two NHS Highland nurses bravely took part in the gruelling Strathpuffer 24Hour mountain bike endurance event last weekend with the aim of encouraging some of their patients and colleagues to embrace new challenges and experiences.
Social prescribing - such as encouraging people to walk or run - is now part of the NHS tool kit to combat rising levels of mental health and wellbeing problems in Scotland.
"Ageing" NHS buildings in the Highlands are being plagued by hundreds of pest control incidents - including bats flying through hospitals and seagulls diving at new mums with babies.
Union chiefs have accused the Scottish Government of “brushing off” calls for an external independent inquiry into allegations of a “culture of bullying and harassment” at NHS Highland.
The SNP Government has faced stinging criticism after it emerged cancer patient waiting times have hit record highs.
Health boards in the north of Scotland are falling behind when it comes to offering support to people diagnosed with dementia, it has emerged.
Nicola Sturgeon has instructed all NHS Boards to follow procurement regulations following an Audit Scotland report into the financial mismanagement of NHS Highland contracts.
A mother who was left horrified after her baby's head was cut and scarred as she was born by caesarian section has asked NHS Highland for a full investigation.
Patients and staff from across the north and north-east have received almost £20million in compensation after bungled operations and hospital mishaps.