The SNP has estimated that under Tory plans for income tax, health and social services would be hit by devastating cuts with NHS Orkney losing £4.1million of funding.
Opposition Grows to Plans to Implement NHS24 in Orkney’s Ferry Linked Islands
“This decision had been made by the NHS Orkney Board, with no prior consultation with island clinicians or community councils.”
‘A Serious Breach of Trust’
Confidential medical records in Stronsay had been accessed by a member of staff, now no longer employed by NHS Orkney. The breach came to light after a complaint raised by a member of the public.
Home First : Orkney’s Reablement Scheme
Home First provides six weeks of support to enable people to leave hospital earlier and aftercare where they are assessed in their own home environment.
Increased Funding for NHS Orkney: £57.1million for 2022/23 Budget
Highlands and Islands SNP MSP Emma Roddick has welcomed the funding for NHS Orkney and the additional staff now recruited to the service.
Increase in NHS Orkney Staffing Numbers
“Our NHS staff in Orkney have shown incredible dedication and commitment to our health service in the past two years and beyond. “
Concerns Raised Over Orkney’s Red Cross House
Concerns had been raised locally about the potential closure of the guest house, which accommodates those from the isles who may be receiving hospital treatment or their relatives.
#Covid Update Orkney
“This is now a community-wide issue, so we ask everyone to stay away from crowded places; keep a safe distance from people outside your home; wash your hands regularly and wear a mask when you are out.”
Orkney Men’s Shed Raises Money For Our NHS
Tuesday, 29th of June, saw Orkney Men’s Shed in the shape of Morgan Harcus (Chairman) and Andrew Swain hand over a large cheque for £1,900 to NHS Orkney.
Another New Positive #Covid Case in Orkney
The cumulative total in Orkney for positive covid test results in Orkney now stands at 82.