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Never too late to get vaccinated

The strong advice coming from NHS Highland to those who are immunosuppressed or severely immunosuppressed is to take the jag when offered it.

Delayed discharge pledge

Health chiefs have pledged to continue their work to minimise the number of delayed discharges for patients in Argyll and Bute

Minute of silence to honour brave NHS staff

People are being asked to join in a minute’s silence at 11am today to honour NHS staff, remember every sacrifice, and commemorate every life lost since the Covid pandemic was declared two years ago by the World Health Organisation

Western Isles record highest number of Covid since pandemic started

NHS Western Isles Chief Executive, Gordon Jamieson warns COVID-19 is not going away and while cases keep increasing more services across the islands, including the NHS, are likely to be disrupted because of staff absences

‘We currently have evidence of community transmission in the Western Isles and while the virus continues to spread, it will have a varying impact on people’s lives, both in terms of disruption where self-isolation requirements remain in place, and for some, in terms of their health.