NHS Western Isles is encouraging women across Scotland to attend a screening test in a bid to reduce the risks of cervical cancer.
NHS Western Isles
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.
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.
The Scottish Conservatives have highlighted “unacceptable delays” for cancer treatment after it emerged that Western Isles patient have to wait nine months.
An outline business case to build a new £18.2 million facility to replace the crumbling hospital and adjacent care home on Barra has been submitted to the Scottish Government.
Plans for a multimillion pound care home in Stornoway will take a major step forward at the turn of the year, with a funding application to the Scottish Government.
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".
Western Isles NHS is under fire for axing a dental surgery ahead of a formal consultation to close it.
NHS Highland has recorded one of the lowest average cancer waiting times in Scotland - despite one patient put on hold for almost a year before being treated.
Islanders in some of the worst tick black spots in the Outer Hebrides are being targeted over the risk of Lyme disease.
A chronic shortage of dentists in the Western Isles is forcing patients to travel as far afield as Inverness for routine treatment.
Thousands of people are being forced to travel to other parts of the country to undergo vital treatments, new figures have revealed.
A hospital in the Western Isles has been ordered to improve its cleanliness after inspectors found unwashed and stained mattresses.
A baby who was so small when she was born that she could fit into her mother's hand is finally home in Stornoway.
The condition of NHS Highland's buildings have been ranked as one of the worst in Scotland.
NHS Western Isles has launched a poster campaign to raise awareness of the importance of mums-to-be getting vaccinated against whooping cough (pertussis) to ensure their babies are protected during the vulnerable first two months of life.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has been asked to help tackle bed blocking in the Outer Hebrides - said to be the worst in Scotland.
A health board faced with the highest rates of obesity, heart disease and dementia in Scotland is being forced to slash its spending by £5million.
One of the most senior health chiefs in the Outer Hebrides has been forced to personally step in to plug a gap in emergency GP cover in his community.
AN agency doctor was paid a staggering £19,000 for a week's work with NHS Western Isles - the equivalent of £1million a year.
Hospitals across the north and north-east are to get more than £1.3million to improve emergency care.
Accident and emergency waiting times have improved across the north and north-east.
The performance of accident and emergency departments across the north and north-east took a dip last week.
NHS Western Isles is drawing up contingency plans for a strike by airport staff which could affect patients travelling for treatment.
Some home health visits, included those for new babies, have been temporarily suspended on the Western Isles because of problems filling vacancies at the islands' health board.
NHS Grampian’s performance in treating accident and emergency (A&E) patients has worsened to a new record low.
A campaign providing healthy eating tips has been launched in the Western Isles.
Health boards across the north and north-east have set out plans for how to manage the extra demands on services this winter.
NHS Grampian's performance has worsened against a key cancer treatment target putting it at the bottom of the Scottish league table.
People across the Western Isles are being advised not to travel tomorrow, while all non-emergency healthcare appointments tomorrow have now been cancelled by NHS Western Isles.