NHS Scotland will be able to prescribe people with Cystic Fibrosis with the medication Orkambi® and Symkevi® if that would be of benefit to them.
Researchers have cited a range of potential factors which may account for the variation observed, including resources and staffing.
The money is to be used for additional clinics and extra staff.
£1.7million of extra funding has been awarded to Scotland’s Health Boards to continue their work on reducing childhood obesity
it builds on the strength of the NHS in Scotland and allows researchers to study geographical risk factors in detail.
“There’s a real danger that, if Brexit happens, the next Prime Minister will be absolutely desperate to sign whatever damaging trade-deal Trump demands.”
“The Healthcare Retail Standard supports healthier eating across the NHS estate and it is right that our hospitals show a lead in providing food and drink which is health promoting.”
The trained staff help individuals manage difficult emotions and problem situations early on, and come up with a ‘distress plan’ to prevent future crisis.
Simon Tarry, therapist and counsellor at EMDR Orkney, has welcomed the launch of Sowing Seeds.
On Wednesday 15th of May the Orkney News team of Nick Morrison and Martin Laird got a look around the new Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall.