The cumulative total of Covid cases has now reached 2,595.
Strong Support for National Care Service
“It is clear that there is a real appetite for change.”
Consulting on a National Care Service & A #Covid Inquiry
“People may be surprised by the extent of services covered by this Consultation and I would urge as many as possible to respond to it, as this could really be the end for anything other than central control in Scotland.” Alison Evison COSLA
1 New Case in Orkney #Covid Update
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 188 as another positive test result was recorded in the Health Board area.
Consulting on a National Care Service but no Time for Care Home Deaths Inquiry
In November 2020 the Scottish Parliament voted to hold a public inquiry into covid related Care Home deaths
Orkney Continues to Record Positive #Covid Cases
The number of cases in Scotland is rising sharply among younger people, many of whom will not be vaccinated yet, and who will also possibly be socialising more.
Our NHS Heroes Are Suffering From Burn Out
“They are exhausted and burned out, physically and mentally, and many have had little, or no respite and are now back in the deep end facing a rise in intense pressures and hospital activity.”
#Covid Cumulative Total Cases in Orkney Now at 62
Another positive case of Covid19 has been recorded in Orkney bringing the cumulative total to 62.
Over 80% of Care Home Residents Vaccinated with First Dose #Covid Update
Over 80% of residents in our care homes have already received their first vaccinations and over half of staff in those care homes have also been vaccinated.
Stay On Your Guard #Covid19 Update As Every Health Board Area in Scotland Shows Increase
The rise in positive cases across every Health Board area in Scotland is why it is so important for everyone to continue to take care when they are out and about.