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Mobile Covid-19 testing programme continues in Aberdeenshire

Mobile Covid-19 testing programme continues in Aberdeenshire

Mobile Covid-19 testing programme continues in Aberdeenshire

25 September 2021

Testing will be available across Aberdeenshire from Monday through to Friday, with collections also available for home test kits.


Will writing campaign returns

Will writing campaign returns

Will writing campaign returns

25 September 2021

As people are being offered booster jabs, they're being urged to boost their loved one’s protection by making a will at the same time.


Coronavirus update: Reduction in cases locally and nationally

Coronavirus update: Reduction in cases locally and nationally

Coronavirus update: Reduction in cases locally and nationally

24 September 2021

In Scotland in the last 24 hours there have been a total of 3667 positive cases of coronavirus which equates to 8.5 per cent of those tested overall.


Ellon's new state-of-the-art pharmacy opens

Ellon's new state-of-the-art pharmacy opens

Ellon's new state-of-the-art pharmacy opens

23 September 2021

Rowlands Pharmacy – a long established pharmacy network in Scotland – has opened its doors to a brand new concept pharmacy on Ellon's Market Street.


New support group for people with alcohol and drug problems will be launched in Banff

New support group for people with alcohol and drug problems will be launched in Banff

New support group for people with alcohol and drug problems will be launched in Banff

23 September 2021

Sessions are to be started in Banff to help people who are dealing with alcohol and drug issues.


Coronavirus update: Issues in reporting cases resolved

Coronavirus update: Issues in reporting cases resolved

Coronavirus update: Issues in reporting cases resolved

22 September 2021

In Scotland in the last 24 hours there have been a total of 3598 positive cases of coronavirus which equates to 7.8 per cent of those tested overall.


Local get-togethers proving vital in maintaining mental health among vulnerable Moray residents

Local get-togethers proving vital in maintaining mental health among vulnerable Moray residents

Local get-togethers proving vital in maintaining mental health among vulnerable Moray residents

22 September 2021

The re-introduction of Singing, Excercise and Tea Groups (SET) has been vital in transitioning vulnerable people out of social isolation.


Newly launched helpline set to offer support to partially sighted Moray residents

Newly launched helpline set to offer support to partially sighted Moray residents

Newly launched helpline set to offer support to partially sighted Moray residents

22 September 2021

Scotland's biggest visual impairment charity has launched a new support line for people impacted by sight loss.


Coronavirus update: Laboratory issue affecting case figures in NHS Grampian

Coronavirus update: Laboratory issue affecting case figures in NHS Grampian

Coronavirus update: Laboratory issue affecting case figures in NHS Grampian

20 September 2021

In Scotland in the last 24 hours there have been a total of 2917 positive cases of coronavirus which equates to 10.8 per cent of those tested overall.


Covid-19 booster vaccinations get underway in care homes

Covid-19 booster vaccinations get underway in care homes

Covid-19 booster vaccinations get underway in care homes

20 September 2021

The injections are to be given alongside flu jab where appropriate.


Coronavirus update: Drop in case numbers but figures affected by data backlog

Coronavirus update: Drop in case numbers but figures affected by data backlog

Coronavirus update: Drop in case numbers but figures affected by data backlog

19 September 2021

In Scotland in the last 24 hours there have been a total of 3833 positive cases of coronavirus which equates to 9.1 per cent of those tested overall.


Mobile testing programme continues in Aberdeenshire

Mobile testing programme continues in Aberdeenshire

Mobile testing programme continues in Aberdeenshire

18 September 2021

Sites will be in operation again from Monday - Friday across the north-east offering testing and test collection.


Scotland's first commercial protein from insects site near Mintlaw gets the green light

Scotland's first commercial protein from insects site near Mintlaw gets the green light

Scotland's first commercial protein from insects site near Mintlaw gets the green light

17 September 2021

An application by Prosect Ltd will see the conversion of stables into a cricket farm to produce protein powder for human consumption.


Coronavirus update: First signs of cases falling in the north-east

Coronavirus update: First signs of cases falling in the north-east

Coronavirus update: First signs of cases falling in the north-east

17 September 2021

Some areas are now showing a fall in case numbers but this is not universal with others such as Banff and Blackburn seeing rises in the last week.


NHS Grampian surgeons complete 100th surgery using robot

NHS Grampian surgeons complete 100th surgery using robot

NHS Grampian surgeons complete 100th surgery using robot

16 September 2021

Surgeons at NHS Grampian have undertaken their 100th orthopaedic surgery using a state-of-the-art robot – just three months after it was installed.


Concerns raised in Holyrood over north-east ambulance provision

Concerns raised in Holyrood over north-east ambulance provision

Concerns raised in Holyrood over north-east ambulance provision

15 September 2021

North-east MSP Alexander Burnett has highlighted “significant issues” with rural ambulance provision.


North-east drugs deaths figures branded 'appalling'

North-east drugs deaths figures branded 'appalling'

North-east drugs deaths figures branded 'appalling'

15 September 2021

SUSPECTED drugs deaths have risen in the north-east over the last six months, new figures have revealed.


Rise in north-east suspected drugs deaths 'appalling'

Rise in north-east suspected drugs deaths 'appalling'

Rise in north-east suspected drugs deaths 'appalling'

15 September 2021

NORTH-east suspected drugs deaths have risen in the first half of this year.


Coronavirus update: Daily fluctuation sees Grampian cases rise again

Coronavirus update: Daily fluctuation sees Grampian cases rise again

Coronavirus update: Daily fluctuation sees Grampian cases rise again

15 September 2021

A lag in the reporting of test results from earlier this week is still affecting statistics, but NHS Grampian shows no signs of cases dropping yet.


MP urges Government to back Right to Recovery Bill after rise in north-east drug deaths

MP urges Government to back Right to Recovery Bill after rise in north-east drug deaths

MP urges Government to back Right to Recovery Bill after rise in north-east drug deaths

15 September 2021

The MP spoke of his shock after new figures revealed there have been 59 drug deaths across the region so far this year.


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