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Health / New treatment offers hope to MS patients
Health / Defibrillators to be installed on council ferries
Health / NHS absence figures improve in isles as national picture worsens
Health / Workers encouraged to be mindful of mental wellbeing over festive period
Health / Unst Health Centre gets kitted out for virtual clinics
Health / People in isles have highest life expectancy in Scotland
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Health / SIC committed to defibrillator training for all secondary pupils
Health / People ‘really keen’ to check MMR status after measles cases
Health / Plenty of GPs ‘rediscovering the joy’ as recruitment project pays off
Health / Concern over impact of e-cigarettesHealth board chair Gary Robinson said there remains a “big question” around the effects of vaping
Health / Health board ‘really pleased’ to offer new clinic for women
Health / NHS Shetland in talks with government as mental health waiting time figure goes well off targetMSP calls for urgent action as ‘waiting times have never been met by the government’
Health / McGregor calls for IJB to be a ‘little more aggressive’ in budget talks
Health / Isles nurse receives prestigious award
Health / Health board ‘working incredibly hard’ to source medicines patients need
Health / Winter vomiting bug has arrived, warns NHS Shetland
Health / Diabetes nurse Alison wins national award
Health / Carers invited to ‘do short breaks differently’
Health / New hospital would need to look at long-term picture, incoming NHS chief saysStaffing and sustainability of services also on the agenda for new chief executive
Health / Health board appoints new chief executive
Health / NHS Shetland confirms second case of measles on NorthLink ferries
Health / Measles alert issued after ferry sailingPassengers on a northbound journey in early October have been contacted by the NHS
Health / Number of winter deaths down by one quarterNHS Shetland flu vaccination plan gets underway in October and November
Updated NHS to carry out review that could pave the way for new hospital
Health / Gilbert Bain deemed not fit for purpose as new hospital mooted again
Health / Isles midwife launches petition for menstrual health lessons to be compulsory at schoolShaunee Jamieson has endometriosis but endured chronic pain for years ‘because I wasn’t taught any different’
Health / MSPs and local GP raise the right for full care to die at home
Health / Red Cross guest house in Aberdeen facing closureShetland MSP Beatrice Wishart said the decision to shut the accommodation, often used by families of island NHS patients, is ‘very concerning’
Health / MRI appeal raises one quarter of target
Health / New healthcare model for Bressay given the green light
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