” The impact of the pandemic on carers’ mental health and wellbeing has been substantial with many expressing feelings of loneliness, isolation, stress and anxiety. ” Mark Griffin, MSP
ScotSpirit Holiday Voucher Scheme: Support for Unpaid Carers & Low Income Families
Thousands of people who struggle to find the time or resources to take a holiday can now apply for a subsidised short break.
#Covid Vaccination Update
To date, NHS Orkney has vaccinated 48.2% of islanders with the 1st dose of the Covid vaccine and 4% with the 2nd dose.
New Rights for Unpaid Carers
The definition of carer has also been extended so that it can include more people .