Poverty is affecting the growth of unborn babies from as early as mid-way through pregnancy.
Calorie Count Consultation
“All food and non-alcoholic drinks that can be consumed immediately upon purchase without any further preparation is within the potential scope of the policy. “
“Huge step forward in improving responses to rape in Scotland.”
“Self-referral means that if someone doesn’t feel ready to make the decision about reporting they can ensure all the evidence is captured and make the decision when they are ready.” Sandy Brindley, Chief Executive of Rape Crisis Scotland
Orkney’s Salmon Sector Installs Defibrillators
Three life saving defibrillators have been installed in Orkney by Scottish Sea Farms.
Continuing Concerns Over Long #Covid
“Over the past few months, I have been contacted by a number of constituents suffering from Long Covid.” Liam McArthur MSP
Positive News For Orkney Mens Shed
“At last, we have some good news. There is quite a lot to be done by the Council but we are hopeful to be in before the end of the year. We would like to have our new workshop up and running at the turn of the year. ” Morgan Harcus
Scale of scales
“It’s not easy to describe what isolation can do to curiosity unbound.”
Recovering from Cauda Equina Syndrome
“This article is being written in the fallout of an ongoing life changing event that opened my eyes and kept them open whilst being wheeled through the mechanisms of our state.”
When you are refused adequate pain relief, what do you do? Where do you turn?
“So how are we meant to pay for alternative pain relief methods and why is the NHS not providing us with adequate assistance.”
Finding a Vaccine for Hepatitis C
” a vaccine is required to help the world reach its ambitious target of reducing new hepatitis C infections by 90% and mortality rates by 65% by 2030.” Professor Sir Michael Houghton