The top council and NHS officials in the north and north-east slashed their total expenses bill by more than £11,000 last year.
NHS Western Isles
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.
Health chiefs in the Highlands and islands have been urged to tackle bed blocking after statistics indicated they had the country's highest rates of delayed discharge.
Fury has erupted at the decision to close three dental practices in Uist.
More than a dozen dialysis patients in the Western Isles are benefiting from a cash boost that has seen an overhaul of the way their treatment is delivered.
Highlands and islands health chiefs have been urged to explain why they have Scotland’s highest rates of patients released from critical care due to staff or bed shortages.
Islanders are being urged to lobby politicians in a bid to rescue an under-threat hospice in the Western Isles.
An inspiring volunteer is helping to put the Western Isles on the walking map after being shortlisted for a prestigious award.
Delivery of chemotherapy drugs to Western Isles under threat as security company threatens to pull the plug
The delivery of vital chemotherapy medication to the Western Isles is in jeopardy as rising costs and falling revenue is forcing the security screening company to reconsider its position.
A chilling experience lies in wait for adventure enthusiasts through the launch of a brand new guided tour in the Western Isles – by taking to the open water.
Terminally ill patients may have to go to the mainland to die if a funding row over the Outer Hebrides’ only hospice is not quickly resolved.
A revamped facility opened at Western Isles Hospital, promising safer surgeries for hundreds of patients.
The Outer Hebrides’ second LGBT Pride event will take place this Saturday in Stornoway amid strong community support.
The first new dental practice in the Western Isles in more than 30 years aims to play a major role in cutting waiting times while also providing new jobs in the area.
Bethesda Hospice in Stornoway is facing a funding shortfall due to a lack of support from NHS Western Isles, local SNP councillor have claimed.
Health boards in the north and north-east have been shortchanged out of tens of millions of pounds, opposition politicians have claimed.
Western Isles health board has announced the appointment of a new chairman.
The University of the Highlands and Islands has announced the intake of its latest cohort of midwifery students on a revamped course in a bid to meet the needs of communities across the north of Scotland.
NHS Western Isles nurse director Chris Anne Campbell has retired after almost 40 years of service.
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.
NHS Western Isles has stressed to patients that there have been no major changes to its Patient Escort Policy in the wake of campaigners launching a petition.
Vulnerable patients from the islands are travelling alone and parents are being forced to pay to accompany sick children to appointments on the mainland, it has emerged.
Dental services in the Western Isles and Northern Isles are now leading the way towards helping Scots have healthy teeth.
Thousands of patients in the Western Isles are now benefiting from dental services for the first time in more than four years.
NHS Western Isles unreasonably withdrew physiotherapy from a patient who suffers from quadriplegic cerebral palsy, watchdog investigators have found.
Health workers in the Western Isles are to hold a series of public consultations to find out what life is like for patients living with a Neurological condition.
Hospitals in the north and north-east have 539 fewer beds that they did five years ago, according to official statistics.
A new chief operating officer has started work at NHS Western Isles.
A budget-cutting local authority boss doubled the amount of cash he claimed back from taxpayers for expenses in just three years.
More patients in the Outer Hebrides are being given consultations by video link to cut down on trips to the mainland.
NHS Grampian has been the worst performing health board in Scotland against a key waiting-time target for 15 consecutive months.
An island health board has been told to apologise to a patient after she had a rectal examination without her consent.