This year the flu vaccine in Scotland will be available to a wider range of people. This is because of the significant concerns about the double impact of seasonal flu and covid.
Today, 19th of September 2020, 350 new cases of the virus Covid19 were reported in Scotland. Sadly there were also 3 deaths of people who had tested positive.
The App is free to download and is for people who live in or who are visiting Scotland.
Sixteen nurses have become the first cohort to graduate from an innovative midwifery pilot programme at the The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).
“Pharmacists, supported by their pharmacy teams, will be able to offer consultations for anyone with minor illnesses and provide the appropriate advice and support.”
On 5th of July 1948 the National Health Service in Scotland was created.
Care homes again are where the majority of deaths are occurring at 52% of all Covid related deaths.
It is understood that caregivers and patients are experiencing a major impact of COVID-19 on their lives with health services forced to change in order to ensure the safety of patients.
A digital hub has been established to support workers in Health and Social Care and Carers with their physical and mental health.
The new centres have been fully equipped with PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).