Health and Beauty

Surgical slim down

July 20, 2014

After the announcement that obese people with Type 2 diabetes should receive gastric surgery free of charge on the NHS, the public is up in arms. But, as Nel Staveley discovers, it’s not as cut and dried as it sounds.

Western Isles

Public meeting in Barra

May 27, 2014

A public meeting will take place this week in Barra to discuss recent progress on the project to revamp health and social care facilities at St Brendan's hospital.