Comhairle Premises to Close to Public

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s offices throughout the Western Isles will close to the public from this evening, Thursday 19 March, as part of the measures to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19. The…

Helping Communities Affected by COVID-19

£350 million fund to support welfare and wellbeing. An additional £350 million will go to those most affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Communities Secretary Aileen Campbell (pictured) has announced. The funding will be made…

£2.2 Billion for Business

Providing support during economic emergency. Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop (pictured) has addressed the Scottish Parliament on the economic impact of COVID-19 in Scotland. In her statement she warned that as a result of coronavirus, the…

Vital Service for Older People

Age Scotland helpline receiving COVID-19 calls. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (pictured) visited a vital helpline for older people that is handling COVID-19 inquiries, ahead of confirmation of a package of support for people, communities, local…

Ross Addresses Public Health Emergency

SNP MSP for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Gail Ross (pictured) has called on communities to work together in the face of the public health emergency facing the country. Speaking today, Gail Ross said: “I realise…

COVID-19 – Outpatients and Diagnostic Testing

As part of our preparation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHS Highland has cancelled all non-urgent outpatient reviews and diagnostic tests which will enable their staff to support essential services and patient care during…