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.
An interim policy on pensions is to be put in place by the Scottish Government to support the retention of experienced NHS Scotland staff.
“They have both received praise from patients and colleagues alike and we are very proud to have them as part of our NHS Orkney workforce.”
“Shetland patients dying at home don’t have access to overnight carers”
“All maternity care providers need to put mental health on an equal footing with physical wellbeing.”
“Winter creates particular pressures on our health and social care system, so it’s important that we are well prepared.”