This story features both a family named ‘Garden’ and of course gardens or grounds of what was once Orkney’s Hospital.
Dry with some sunshine, patchy haar.
Freshening northeasterly winds this afternoon. Maximum temperature 12 °C.
There’s Something About Roundness
“I looked closer and saw that the image on the wall was an aerial view of the Balfour”
June Arrival for Breast Screening Mobile Unit in Orkney
Nearly 3500 Orkney women between the ages of 50-70 years will be receiving their invitations, over the next few months, to attend for breast screening when the Mobile Unit returns to Orkney on 7th June 2021.
Lunchtime Music At The Balfour
Ellen Grieve who works in Balfour’s pharmacy plays her accordion every lunch time.
Update on Hospital Visiting From NHS Orkney
From July 13 there will be limited easing of the restrictions in the hospital to allow visitors.
Nick Visits Orkney’s NHS Laboratory
“On Monday, 6th of July, I had a rare opportunity to visit Balfour hospital’s Laboratory.”
What happens on a visit to Kirkwall’s Balfour Hospital
The protective measures are in place to reassure both visitors and patients that during the Covid19 pandemic, the NHS in Orkney is open and safe.
Balfour Hospital Shortlisted for National Award
“This year’s shortlist features some of the best talent in our profession, and the new Social Impact Awards recognises the significant value these projects have brought to the communities around them. “
Blether at the Balfour
This new unit aims to be a bridge between doctors and nurses and social welfare , health and well-being .