NHS Western Isles Chief Executive, Gordon Jamieson, said health board staff are working extremely hard in terms of Test and Protect, and important advice has been provided to all close contacts of the three cases identified.
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NHS Western Isles has stated that the next stage of the vaccination programme is planning for the arrangement of clinics for the next eligible group – those aged over 80.
Fourteen positive cases were confirmed by Sunday, leading to the closure of Uist schools, the Daliburgh care home, Cothrom Òg nursery and Am Politician pub on Eriskay.
Angela Woodley, who specialises in dermatology at the Western Isles Hospital, was nominated for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020 in the category Innovations in your Specialty Award for her commitment to a service redesign delivered last year.
Staff feedback showed they are keen that as much of the money as possible is spent supporting local businesses.
Two military officers have now been assigned to NHS Western Isles to assist with vital planning and resilience.
COVID-19: Western Isles reports first two cases of virus in the islands
Mr Burgess has for the past four years served on the Board of NHS Western Isles as a non-executive Director and as Vice Chair.
The ‘Clann an Là Dè’ (Yesterday’s Children) older people’s group from Shawbost, Lewis, had a good chat with Karen Peteranna, NHS Western Isles Health Improvement Practitioner, recently about opportunities for physical activity and the challenges to being physically active.