The trade union, Unite Scotland, today, 9 September) called on the Scottish Ambulance Service to declare a ‘major incident’ status at all hospitals with Accident and Emergency Units where turnaround times exceed 30 minutes. […]
Huge Strains on Staff in Hospital Emergency Departments is Putting Patient Safety at Risk.
“Our fear is that we are on the brink of a crisis in urgent and emergency care, and fewer staff will be inclined to work in Emergency Medicine and a depleted workforce will be facing higher demand.”
Funding Support for Soulisquoy Printmakers
Soulisquoy Printmakers in Stromness has been awarded £10,000 from the Scottish Government emergency funding which supports a wide variety of creative organisations during the Covid19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Bill Goes Before The UK Parliament
New powers to the Police to compel potentially infectious people to undergo COVID-19 screening and assessment are amongst a number of emergency powers included in a Coronavirus Bill introduced into the UK Parliament.
Preparations and Advice on Flooding in Orkney
OLECG Orkney’s Local Emergency Coordinating Group met again on Saturday with Storm Ciara on its way.