Dozens of NHS payroll staff in the Highlands or Grampian could face "redeployment" under fresh plans to merge services.
Islands health boards spending £250,000 a year in rent as they ‘grapple’ with attracting medical staff
Scotland’s health boards are being forced to pay rent bills of almost £250,000 every year to keep their hospitals fully-staffed.
Increased awareness is a key reason why the number of domestic abuse cases recorded in Shetland has nearly tripled compared to last year, the isles’ community safety and resilience board has been told.
Another public health warning has been issued after a second case of measles was been confirmed on the NorthLink Shetland to Aberdeen ferry in less than a month.
The top council and NHS officials in the north and north-east slashed their total expenses bill by more than £11,000 last year.
Women are being urged to come forward to be screened for breast cancer, despite new figures showing those in the north and north-east of Scotland are the most likely to do so.
The prospect of a new hospital in Lerwick is back on the agenda after a fresh admission that the Gilbert Bain is not fit for purpose.
Health boards in the north and north-east are missing waiting time targets for treating eye conditions.
Health boards in the north and north-east have been shortchanged out of tens of millions of pounds, opposition politicians have claimed.
A new “care portal” which shares patient information between health professionals across the north has gone live.
NHS Shetland has made compensation payments of more than £300,000 for a catalogue of errors – including failure to make a diagnosis and breaching medical record confidentiality.
Shetland Islands Council is incinerating hundreds of tons of NHS clinical waste from health boards across Scotland – including the Highland and Grampian – to help ease a national backlog.
The chairman of NHS Shetland has defended the record of the Gilbert Bain Hospital accident and emergency unit following an attack on waiting times by Scotland's shadow health minister.
NHS Shetland has been forced to temporarily close around a quarter of its beds in ward three at Lerwick’s Gilbert Bain Hospital due to staff shortages.
David Stewart MSP appeals to the Scottish Government to bring about an end to the use of fax machines across the NHS
A north MSP is calling on the Scottish Government to help phase out fax machines across NHS boards.
Dental services in the Western Isles and Northern Isles are now leading the way towards helping Scots have healthy teeth.
Hospitals in the north and north-east have 539 fewer beds that they did five years ago, according to official statistics.
The extent to which the north and north-east’s hospitals are falling behind the rest of Scotland has been laid bare in a new report.
Environmental health has received notification of a suspected growth of blue green algae at Loch of Clickimin in Lerwick.
NHS Grampian has been the worst performing health board in Scotland against a key waiting-time target for 15 consecutive months.
NHS Shetland is to recruit another consultant psychiatrist to bolster the in-isles mental health team.
The issue of whether there is an overprovision of alcohol in Shetland has been up for discussion again - but there is still no consensus on whether it needs to be embedded in local policy.
NHS Shetland has launched a campaign to raise £2 million to pay for an MRI scanner for the isles.
NHS staff shortages were branded “increasingly concerning” last night after it emerged almost 800 nurse and midwife jobs are unfilled in the north and north-east.
NHS Shetland has installed new cycling facilities to encourage more staff to enrol and take advantage of the cycle to work scheme.
Almost 300 patients in Shetland – most of them children – have been left not knowing whether they are protected from serious disease after it emerged vaccines were stored in fridges at the wrong temperature.
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.
New figures show that the Highlands experienced the largest rise in A&E attendances in Scotland between Christmas and New Year.
New figures have revealed the “concerning” difference in spend on hospital food across Scotland.
More than 8million NHS staff hours have been lost due to ill health in the north and north-east in the last four years, it has been revealed.
Nurses in the north and north-east could still be owed millions of pounds in backdated holiday pay, it has emerged.
Health chiefs in the Highlands have admitted that all of the region's hospitals face a maintenance backlog - and most older buildings are "high risk".