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Health / Health officials still working through ins and outs of bringing MRI scanner to islesGilbert Bain Hospital’s CT scanner also expected to be replaced by May
Health / Health board looks to recruit new surgeon to assist succession planning
Health / Heart screenings for younger folk postponed
Coronavirus / NHS Shetland defends mental health service against LibDems charge
Health / Covid measures cause number of flu cases to drop
Health / Concerns in community over nursing provision, meeting hears
Health / Health board reminds folk to only visit A&E for emergencies
Health / Tummy bug circulating, health board says
Health / Waiting times top priority for new clinical psychologist
Health / ‘Technology is the way forward’ – health board members hear from diabetes patients
Health / Government provides £4m towards health board’s Covid costs
Health / New approach could ease burden on A&ESystem will offer alternative ways of accessing out-of-hours treatment
Health / Falls prevention tips as winter approaches
Health / Avian flu warning issued to poultry and bird owners
Health / Public encouraged to give feedback on future of health and social care
Health / Condition of Covid patient in Gilbert Bain improving
Health / ‘Outstanding’ NHS staff praised during virtual awards ceremony
Health / MRI scanner in sight after fundraising target reached
Health / Suspension of Glasgow flights won’t have ‘too much impact’ on NHS patient travelNHS Shetland, meanwhile, has stepped up its recruitment of contact tracers in response to Covid-19
Health / Covid-19 main reason for £2.8m health board overspend
Health / Health board looks to recruit Covid-19 testing staff as response to virus continues
Health / Flu jabs available from next week
Health / MRI appeal in line to receive £200,000 from wind farm benefit fundThe donation would mean the appeal would nearly reach its £1.65m target
Health / Stress-related absences among NHS staff increase during pandemic
Health / Digital tool reduces waiting times at Lerwick GP practice
Health / Flu vaccination more important than everLocal health board scores better than most in vaccination data comparison
Health / Islands patients ‘cut adrift’ from parts of health service
Health / New project will explore needs of young people with autism and neurodevelopment differences
Health / Stroke survivors give powerful accounts to health board members
Health / Health board told to apologise after patient suffers pain and distress in hospital
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