“This would be a brilliant opportunity for the NHS in Scotland to roll out a treatment that would not only benefit so many but provide opportunities for world renowned research into many areas.” Rhoda Grant MSP
Crisis in Care Sector: Campaign Launched to Encourage More to Apply
The number of people waiting for a Social Care Assessment in Orkney is 40. And the number of people in Orkney who have been assessed for a care at home package and are still waiting for that service to be provided is 49
#Covid Pressures on Hospitals in Scotland Weekly Update
The number of COVID-19 patients in hospital is an indicative measure of the pressure on hospitals, as these patients still require isolation from other patients for infection control purposes.
“The most damning thing about the Sue Gray report wasn’t the booze or the parties. It was the appalling way the powerful treated the powerless. “
People living with Essential Tremor Face Long Waiting Lists
“They face long waiting lists and often long journeys to London for treatment that should and could be available here in Scotland. We have the equipment and knowledge here in Scotland.” Rhoda Grant MSP
Mobile Unit to Reduce Delays in Treatment in Orkney & Shetland
“As NHS Scotland continues to deal with the challenges of COVID-19 this is a great example of innovation and dedication to the delivery of care.”
Huge Strains on Staff in Hospital Emergency Departments is Putting Patient Safety at Risk.
“Our fear is that we are on the brink of a crisis in urgent and emergency care, and fewer staff will be inclined to work in Emergency Medicine and a depleted workforce will be facing higher demand.”
Orkney Continues to Record Positive #Covid Cases
The number of cases in Scotland is rising sharply among younger people, many of whom will not be vaccinated yet, and who will also possibly be socialising more.
Our NHS Heroes Are Suffering From Burn Out
“They are exhausted and burned out, physically and mentally, and many have had little, or no respite and are now back in the deep end facing a rise in intense pressures and hospital activity.”
‘Summer to Recover’ Campaign
The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has launched a new campaign Summer to Recover: Winter-Proofing Urgent and Emergency Care for 2021.