“The weekend I just had was far from typical. I managed to have a “real” weekend, you know, like “normal” people do.”
Campaigner Urges Scottish Government To Make MRgFUS Treatment Available on the NHS.
“This would be a brilliant opportunity for the NHS in Scotland to roll out a treatment that would not only benefit so many but provide opportunities for world renowned research into many areas.” Rhoda Grant MSP
Funding Boost For Local Organisations Which Help People Stay Connected
Orkney Men’s Shed is one of several organisations which will benefit from the Scottish Government funding
Health & Social Care Under Pressure As Delayed Discharge Figures Reach New Heights
In November 2022, the average number of beds occupied per day due to delayed discharges was 1,950, the highest figure since the current guidance came into place in July 2016.
Fares4Free & Veterans Support To Hospital Appointments
“Transport to healthcare appointments is a big issue for older veterans especially. It’s complex. Some people want to be accompanied on journeys, some just want a phone call, and others want someone to meet them when they arrive”
Raynauds: The Importance of Keeping Warm
SRUK is warning that many people with Raynaud’s could be jeopardising their health by cutting back on their heating this year.
Strep A: What you need to know
Currently, there is an increase in GAS in Scotland earlier in the season compared to recent seasons.
Food Insecurity Sees Many Scots Running Out of Food
The highest levels of food insecurity were among single parents and single adults under the age of 65.
Lifting the Spirits with Birdsong
“ This exciting research underpins just how much the sight and sound of birdsong lifts the spirits.” Jo Gibbons
Advances in Understanding Motor Neurone Disease
“The early detection of disease could be a critical missing step in our attempts to cure this disease” Dr Jenna Gregory of the University of Aberdeen