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    14/3/2019
    New edition of NHS Scotland's guide to pregnancy, labour and birthThumbnail for article : New edition of NHS Scotland's guide to pregnancy, labour and birth
    A popular resource for pregnant women and their families has been updated to include the latest information on perinatal mental health support.   A refreshed edition of Scotland's ‘Ready Steady Baby' publication was launched today by Minister for Public Health Joe FitzPatrick.  
    26/2/2019
    New Hospital At Aviemore Finally Goes To Planning Stage But How Long Will Caithness Redesign Take?
    With respect to the new hospital at Aviemore Dr Boyd Peters said "We have been on this journey since 2012 and the land purchase is a significant step towards securing much needed modern healthcare facilities for the population of Badenoch and Strathspey" After seven years it finally reaches the planning stage so that must mean yet another two or even three years until its on the ground and working.   In Caithness redesign of health services has been going on and on for several years and recently we have the early stages of a "hub" idea being promoted.  
    22/2/2019
    NHS Highland Announces New Date For Annual ReviewThumbnail for article : NHS Highland Announces New Date For Annual Review
    NHS Highland's annual review has been rescheduled for Tuesday 09 April 2019.  It will be held in the Centre for Health Science, Inverness with Jeane Freeman, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, in attendance.  
    21/2/2019
    MSP raises the case of Caithness twins' mother and why air ambulance wasn’t initially called
    Highlands and Islands Labour MSP Rhoda Grant has raised with the First Minister why the air ambulance was not initially called when a Caithness mother went into labour at 30 weeks with twins.   At First Minister's Questions today, Mrs Grant told Nicola Sturgeon the woman had bravely shared her experience of giving birth under the current maternity provisions in Caithness.  
    Help To Make A Complaint About Health Services In CaithnessThumbnail for article : Help To Make A Complaint About Health Services In Caithness
    Have you had problems with healthcare? Do you want to complain, but need someone to help you? Caithness Health Action Team have organised for Patient Advice and Support Service to come to Wick (am in the Norseman hotel) and Thurso (pm in the Pentland hotel) on the 17th April.   Contact: info@caithnesshealth.com Private message Caithness Health Action Team on Facebook Phone:07437340146 This service is confidential and by appointment..  
    Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) At Scottish ParliamentThumbnail for article : Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) At Scottish Parliament
    Five members of CHAT formed the delegation to meet with the health minister Shona Robison on Wednesday 7th February 2018.   The team from CHAT each took different elements of health concerns in Caithness to present to those present.  
    23/10/2017
    Town and County Hospital, WickThumbnail for article : Town and County Hospital, Wick
    A candlelit vigil in support of the hospital and staff is to be held on Thursday 26th October 2017 at the hospital - bring candles or torches.   Starts at 6.30pm and will not last long.  
    12/10/2017
    CHAT 100 Mile Helper kits READY TO GOThumbnail for article : CHAT 100 Mile Helper kits READY TO GO
    Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) have now put the 100 Mile Helper Kits together and wil shortly be distrubiting them to Hositals and GP practices.   The 100 Mile Helper kits are good to go! First batches going to hospitals today.  
    9/10/2017
    Wedding Dresses Display At St Fergus Church, Wick in aid of CHAT FundsThumbnail for article : Wedding Dresses Display At St Fergus Church, Wick in aid of CHAT Funds
    The ladies of St Fergus church rallied round to help Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) with yet another fund raiser.   Each year they choose a cause to support either abroad or local This year they decide to help CHAT in their efforts to stop continued reduction in local health services by NHS Highland.  
    9/10/2017
    Wedding Dresses Display Cash Handed Over To CHATThumbnail for article : Wedding Dresses Display Cash Handed Over To CHAT
    Rev.  John Nugent the minister at St Fergus Church handed over £794 from the Wedding Dresses display by the ladies at St Fergus Church, Wick.