NHS Orkney is to receive £14,716 to support services which deal with the effects of Long Covid. A total of £3,000,000 is being distributed by the Scottish Government to Health Boards across […]
“there could be no better way in which the name of Robert Garden could have been commemorated and perpetuated by his widow and family than by erecting that building. It would be a memorial for all time.” – William MacLennan, 1927
NHS Orkney is offering Drop-in Vaccination Clinics for those eligible at the Balfour: Mondays 12, 19 & 26 June from 1.20pm – 3pm Tuesdays 13, 20 & 27 June from 09.30am – 11am
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.
“This decision had been made by the NHS Orkney Board, with no prior consultation with island clinicians or community councils.”
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 provides six weeks of support to enable people to leave hospital earlier and aftercare where they are assessed in their own home environment.
Highlands and Islands SNP MSP Emma Roddick has welcomed the funding for NHS Orkney and the additional staff now recruited to the service.
“Our NHS staff in Orkney have shown incredible dedication and commitment to our health service in the past two years and beyond. “
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.