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NHS HIGHLAND: Home is best for recovering patients

NHS HIGHLAND: Home is best for recovering patients

NHS HIGHLAND: Home is best for recovering patients

27 January 2024

Once someone is well enough to go home, staying longer in hospital can reduce their independence, says our columnist.


Highland MSP hits back after Jason Leitch brands him as ‘rude’ in message to Humza Yousaf

Highland MSP hits back after Jason Leitch brands him as ‘rude’ in message to Humza Yousaf

Highland MSP hits back after Jason Leitch brands him as ‘rude’ in message to Humza Yousaf

26 January 2024

Now Edward Mountain slams ‘petulant’ exchange adding it is not his job to be ‘subservient to the Scottish Government’.


WATCH: Highland MSPs baffled by Yousaf's response to healthcare investment halt

WATCH: Highland MSPs baffled by Yousaf's response to healthcare investment halt

WATCH: Highland MSPs baffled by Yousaf's response to healthcare investment halt

25 January 2024

Labour and Tory MSPs slam First Minister for avoiding responsibility for Scottish Government decisions and again blaming Westminster.


WATCH: UHI Inverness student with crippling arthritis aims to raise money for charities close to her heart

WATCH: UHI Inverness student with crippling arthritis aims to raise money for charities close to her heart

WATCH: UHI Inverness student with crippling arthritis aims to raise money for charities close to her heart

25 January 2024

An Inverness student is raising money for Oxygen Works after the charity supported her throughout her arthritis diagnosis.


'I'm just grateful to be here' – Inverness woman beats cancer and is now set for catwalk

'I'm just grateful to be here' – Inverness woman beats cancer and is now set for catwalk

'I'm just grateful to be here' – Inverness woman beats cancer and is now set for catwalk

24 January 2024

A woman from Inverness is stepping out of her comfort zone to take part in Catwalk for a Cause after she spent years battling cancer.


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Halt on capital projects 'another hammer blow' for NHS Highland

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Halt on capital projects 'another hammer blow' for NHS Highland

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Halt on capital projects 'another hammer blow' for NHS Highland

23 January 2024

He says the stop 'places in great jeopardy the refurbishment of Raigmore’s maternity unit and projects in Caithness and Lochaber.'


Scottish Government confirms 'paused' flagship NHS Highland projects not a 'priority'

Scottish Government confirms 'paused' flagship NHS Highland projects not a 'priority'

Scottish Government confirms 'paused' flagship NHS Highland projects not a 'priority'

23 January 2024

A government spokesman says Westminster's failure to 'inflation-proof its capital budget' resulted in a 'nearly a 10 per cent real-terms cut.'


Key NHS Highland infrastructure projects halted on Scottish Government orders

Key NHS Highland infrastructure projects halted on Scottish Government orders

Key NHS Highland infrastructure projects halted on Scottish Government orders

22 January 2024

Doubt cast over two vital projects – the almost £9 million Raigmore maternity revamp and the £80 million overhaul of Caithness healthcare.


Breast cancer survivor sets sights on Himalayan challenge to raise awareness of early diagnosis

Breast cancer survivor sets sights on Himalayan challenge to raise awareness of early diagnosis

Breast cancer survivor sets sights on Himalayan challenge to raise awareness of early diagnosis

21 January 2024

Inverness-born Gemma McMullan is raising funds for breast cancer awarness charity CoppaFeel!.


NHS HIGHLAND: Our genetic make-up and our bodies were not designed for the type of lifestyle we live

NHS HIGHLAND: Our genetic make-up and our bodies were not designed for the type of lifestyle we live

NHS HIGHLAND: Our genetic make-up and our bodies were not designed for the type of lifestyle we live

20 January 2024

The lifestyle that best suits our natural instincts and our genetics is one of hunting and foraging, says our columnist.


Raigmore volunteers' donation enables portable testing pilot for urology patients

Raigmore volunteers' donation enables portable testing pilot for urology patients

Raigmore volunteers' donation enables portable testing pilot for urology patients

20 January 2024

The new software will allow for portable monitoring of patients in clinics.


Detectorists aim to dig up charity boost with help of Highland landowners

Detectorists aim to dig up charity boost with help of Highland landowners

Detectorists aim to dig up charity boost with help of Highland landowners

20 January 2024

Highland landowners willing to help detectorists indulge their passion could also be handing a welcome boost to charity.


Inverness blood donor heroes thanked

Inverness blood donor heroes thanked

Inverness blood donor heroes thanked

19 January 2024

The Blood Donor Service has thanked the 470-plus Inverness people who gave blood and plasma over the festive period.


WATCH: Race against time for Inverness tanker driver battling brain cancer

WATCH: Race against time for Inverness tanker driver battling brain cancer

WATCH: Race against time for Inverness tanker driver battling brain cancer

18 January 2024

The family have appealed for help to raise vital funds for life-saving treatment.


NHS Highland medic back from Antarctic

NHS Highland medic back from Antarctic

NHS Highland medic back from Antarctic

18 January 2024

An NHS Highland medic is back from an exclusive global leadership programme to Antarctica for women working on environment issues.


Council leader Raymond Bremner talks candidly about health scare – 'I've been told I'm a very lucky person'

Council leader Raymond Bremner talks candidly about health scare – 'I've been told I'm a very lucky person'

Council leader Raymond Bremner talks candidly about health scare – 'I've been told I'm a very lucky person'

15 January 2024

Highland Council leader Raymond Bremner said he felt like lucky to be alive after landing up in Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.


Inverness duo head for Everest to help hospice

Inverness duo head for Everest to help hospice

Inverness duo head for Everest to help hospice

13 January 2024

Two Inverness pals are training for an arduous high altitude hike to raise thousands of pounds for Highland Hospice.


NHS HIGHLAND: Here's how you can help reduce waiting times at Inverness A&E

NHS HIGHLAND: Here's how you can help reduce waiting times at Inverness A&E

NHS HIGHLAND: Here's how you can help reduce waiting times at Inverness A&E

13 January 2024

Community pharmacies across our area should be your first stop if you have a minor illness such as a cold, upset stomach or general aches and pains.


WATCH: Inverness man is set for catwalk in memory of his best friend who died of cancer

WATCH: Inverness man is set for catwalk in memory of his best friend who died of cancer

WATCH: Inverness man is set for catwalk in memory of his best friend who died of cancer

12 January 2024

Jim Oliver is on a fundraising mission for the Highland Hospice after losing his lifelong best friend to cancer.


Inverness Samaritans want to make it Brew Monday instead of Blue Monday

Inverness Samaritans want to make it Brew Monday instead of Blue Monday

Inverness Samaritans want to make it Brew Monday instead of Blue Monday

12 January 2024

Samaritans is hosting a special awareness event at Eastgate Shopping Centre in Inverness tomorrow from 10am-4pm.


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