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).
“Although all Scottish tests have so far been negative, we are prepared for the high likelihood that we will also see a positive case in Scotland.”
One of the recommendations is to develop a National Centre for Remote, Rural and Island Care.
From 1st December 2018 to 18th of December 2019, there were 168 occasions when the land ambulance was unable to immediately attend a call because it was already deployed to another call out.
“This is a key development, and one which could make a huge difference.”
“Air ambulance cover remains crucially important for people in Orkney, particularly those living in the smaller isles.”
These events help young people learn more about the range of health and social care careers that are available with NHS Orkney.