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).
NHS Pharmacy First Scotland Service
“Pharmacists, supported by their pharmacy teams, will be able to offer consultations for anyone with minor illnesses and provide the appropriate advice and support.”
Scotland’s National Health Service #OnThisDay
On 5th of July 1948 the National Health Service in Scotland was created.
Regular Testing Of Care Workers Must Be A Priority
Care homes again are where the majority of deaths are occurring at 52% of all Covid related deaths.
Researching How The Lockdown Measures Affect Those With Cancer and Rare Diseases
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.
Supporting Health & Social Care Workers and Carers
A digital hub has been established to support workers in Health and Social Care and Carers with their physical and mental health.
Emergency Eye Care Centres Established
The new centres have been fully equipped with PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).
Testing Facilities Established in Scotland in Response to Coronavirus
“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.”
Recommendations to Support Rural and Island GPs Welcomed by Health Secretary
One of the recommendations is to develop a National Centre for Remote, Rural and Island Care.
McArthur Shocked By Lack of Land Ambulance Cover in Orkney
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.