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Inverness care home told to up its game on garden visits for relatives

Inverness care home told to up its game on garden visits for relatives

Inverness care home told to up its game on garden visits for relatives

19 October 2020

A care home in Inverness is being told to improve on how it caters for garden visits during the Covid-19 pandemic.


NHS Highland area detects 16 further Covid-19 cases

NHS Highland area detects 16 further Covid-19 cases

NHS Highland area detects 16 further Covid-19 cases

19 October 2020

SIXTEEN further Covid-19 infections have been detected across the NHS Highland health board region, it has been confirmed.


MSP calls on businesses in the Highlands to bid for a slice of a new £1 million fund to support local traders

MSP calls on businesses in the Highlands to bid for a slice of a new £1 million fund to support local traders

MSP calls on businesses in the Highlands to bid for a slice of a new £1 million fund to support local traders

19 October 2020

The Scotland Loves Local scheme aims to help pay for improvements like protective screens, sanitising equipment and PPE


Universal Credit benefit claims in the Highlands rocket by 78 per cent with the young particularly badly affected

Universal Credit benefit claims in the Highlands rocket by 78 per cent with the young particularly badly affected

Universal Credit benefit claims in the Highlands rocket by 78 per cent with the young particularly badly affected

19 October 2020

Food bank use also surges by 97 per cent as officials say the pandemic 'exacerbated welfare, debt, housing and employment issues'


Volunteers needed in Inverness for Christmas food collection

Volunteers needed in Inverness for Christmas food collection

Volunteers needed in Inverness for Christmas food collection

19 October 2020

Two charities providing vital food are appealing for people in Inverness to help support the UK’s biggest food collection this Christmas.


NHS Highland sees rise of seven in positive coronavirus tests in the past 24 hours as processing delay impacts on daily figure update

NHS Highland sees rise of seven in positive coronavirus tests in the past 24 hours as processing delay impacts on daily figure update

NHS Highland sees rise of seven in positive coronavirus tests in the past 24 hours as processing delay impacts on daily figure update

18 October 2020

A processing delay due to a testing capacity issue at the UK government Lighthouse facility in Glasgow has impacted today's cornavirus results.


Eleven new registered coronavirus cases in NHS Highland area

Eleven new registered coronavirus cases in NHS Highland area

Eleven new registered coronavirus cases in NHS Highland area

17 October 2020

There have been 11 additional confirmed coronavirus cases in the NHS Highland area in the past 24 hours, new figures have shown.


Highland health chief briefs councillors on coronavirus situation

Highland health chief briefs councillors on coronavirus situation

Highland health chief briefs councillors on coronavirus situation

17 October 2020

Councillors have been briefed by the man leading the Highland public health fight against Covid-19.


Staff and patients asked to isolate after coronavirus case at New Craigs Hospital

Staff and patients asked to isolate after coronavirus case at New Craigs Hospital

Staff and patients asked to isolate after coronavirus case at New Craigs Hospital

17 October 2020

A member of staff at New Craigs Hospital in Inverness has contracted coronavirus, prompting officials to place fresh lockdown restrictions on a ward.


Taxis hit by latest coronavirus regulations

Taxis hit by latest coronavirus regulations

Taxis hit by latest coronavirus regulations

16 October 2020

Inverness taxi firms are being hit by new tighter Covid-19 restrictions imposed on the night time economy.


Covid cases rise by another 14 in NHS Highland area

Covid cases rise by another 14 in NHS Highland area

Covid cases rise by another 14 in NHS Highland area

16 October 2020

ANOTHER 14 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the NHS Highland area in the past day.


SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT VIEWPOINT: Largest network of virus testing facilities covering all of Scotland

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT VIEWPOINT: Largest network of virus testing facilities covering all of Scotland

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT VIEWPOINT: Largest network of virus testing facilities covering all of Scotland

16 October 2020

The UK Government has put in place the largest network of diagnostic testing facilities created in British history.


Big jobs boost for Inverness and Nairn after multi-national wins major Government contract

Big jobs boost for Inverness and Nairn after multi-national wins major Government contract

Big jobs boost for Inverness and Nairn after multi-national wins major Government contract

16 October 2020

Inverness and Nairn are set for a timely employment boost with up to 250 jobs created by a consulting, technology and outsourcing services giant.


Face coverings become mandatory in workplace canteens

Face coverings become mandatory in workplace canteens

Face coverings become mandatory in workplace canteens

16 October 2020

Face coverings are now mandatory in staff canteens, and the same rule will apply from the start of next week in other communal workplace areas.


Fourteen new Covid cases in Highlands as Scottish hospital admissions pass 600

Fourteen new Covid cases in Highlands as Scottish hospital admissions pass 600

Fourteen new Covid cases in Highlands as Scottish hospital admissions pass 600

15 October 2020

MORE than 600 people are now being treated in Scottish hospitals for Covid-19 ­– after another 31 were hospitalised for the virus in the past day.


Highland Covid infections rise as much in one month as in the previous five combined

Highland Covid infections rise as much in one month as in the previous five combined

Highland Covid infections rise as much in one month as in the previous five combined

14 October 2020

NHS Highland has detected as many coronavirus cases in the past month as it did in the previous five.


'Bleak future' for Highland hospitality sector, economist warns

'Bleak future' for Highland hospitality sector, economist warns

'Bleak future' for Highland hospitality sector, economist warns

13 October 2020

Hundreds of jobs could be lost in Inverness’s hospitality industry after the introduction of tighter coronavirus restrictions, an economist says.


Covid self-isolation grant support highlighted by council

Covid self-isolation grant support highlighted by council

Covid self-isolation grant support highlighted by council

13 October 2020

HIGHLANDERS asked to self-isolate during the Covid-19 pandemic have been given details of how to access vital grant support.


XpoNorth helps The Scottish Mountain Bike Conference to go digital

XpoNorth helps The Scottish Mountain Bike Conference to go digital

XpoNorth helps The Scottish Mountain Bike Conference to go digital

13 October 2020

Scotland’s biennial mountain bike conference, The Scottish MTB Gathering, has partnered with XpoNorth to deliver its 2020 event digitally.


NHS Highland region detects 13 further Covid-19 cases

NHS Highland region detects 13 further Covid-19 cases

NHS Highland region detects 13 further Covid-19 cases

13 October 2020

THIRTEEN new cases of Covid-19 were detected in the NHS Highland area in the past day.


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