Links 2019

7 out of 10 people in Caithness support redesigning the region’s health services (19 January 2019)

Urgent action needed after twins are born 52 miles apart (27 February 2019)

Call for independent inquiry into Caithness maternity services (16 April 2019)

Three million miles each year to access healthcare services is ‘unacceptable’ (27 April 2019)

Labour Party Visit To Caithness Hears About Third Sector and Health Issues From CHAT (2 May 2019)

Caithness health reform progresses to next stage (8 May 2019)

Raigmore Hospital journeys costing far north up to £12million claims campaigners (9 May 2019)

Cultural issues related to allegations of bullying and harassment in NHS Highland: independent review report (9 May 2019)

‘Swift progress’ needed on health redesign plans for Caithness (10 May 2019)

MSP questions maternity transport issues from Caithness (14 June 2019)

Subsea7 Donate £1000 To Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) (20 June 2019)

Caithness health treks: Campaigners highlight their unhappiness over orthodontist appointments (20 June 2019)

Wick couple travelled to Raigmore to see specialist for son… Then discovered they could have seen him in Caithness the week before (1 July 2019)

Chat calls for reduction in cancelled ops (10 July 2019)

Air support must be provided for Caithness mums-to-be, says MSP Grant (10 September 2019)

NHS Highland accused of trying to stifle debate on changes to the maternity service in the far north (23 September 2019)

Concerns after eye scanner service moved from Caithness General to Raigmore Hospital (25 September 2019)

‘Yet again the people of Caithness are being treated like second class citizens’: Chat hit out as services to be reduced at Caithness General (26 September 2019)

Latest Cuts by NHS Highland At Caithness General Feature on Radio Highland News today 26 September 2019

Lack of care ‘shocking and disgraceful’, says Caithness action group (2 October 2019)

Cuts to health services in Caithness ‘very disappointing’ says north MSP (3 October 2019)

Caithness mother left in ‘excruciating pain’ for two days after travelling to Inverness for birth (23 October 2019)

Solicitors work flat out for new mums (14 November 2019)

Caithness health action group in call for an end to locum system (19 December 2019)

Hopes that medics could be flown to deliver babies in Caithness so mums won’t have to travel (30 December 2019)