Category list : NHS Western Isles
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Nurses in the Highlands and Islands can now become fully qualified midwives in less than two years, through a new £500,000 pilot scheme, the Scottish government has announced.
HRH the Princess Royal visited sites at Stornoway and Inverness this week to welcome the University of the Highlands and Islands’ first ever intake of nursing students.
The NHS is failing to shift resources to community settings in Scotland fast enough to deal with the increasing number of older people living in rural areas, according to a report by the Royal College of Nursing.
Surgical nurses at a Scottish hospital were forced to move when a ward was partially closed by staff shortages.