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Dr Gray's midwife: Why I've been in the NHS for 40 years

Dr Gray's midwife: Why I've been in the NHS for 40 years

Dr Gray's midwife: Why I've been in the NHS for 40 years

04 March 2024

The 58-year-old is one of many midwives continuing to work under a Retire and Return scheme which helps the NHS to retain experienced staff.


Vaccination bus offering Covid and flu jabs in Moray

Vaccination bus offering Covid and flu jabs in Moray

Vaccination bus offering Covid and flu jabs in Moray

04 March 2024

THE mobile vaccination bus is set to visit Tomintoul, Dufftown, Keith, Buckie, Lossiemouth, Fochabers and Forres between Monday and Friday.


Souper way to unite Rafford residents

Souper way to unite Rafford residents

Souper way to unite Rafford residents

03 March 2024

Souper Thursdays at Rafford Village Hall are providing locals with a choice of free refreshments and chat.


New CEOs expanding local children's charity

New CEOs expanding local children's charity

New CEOs expanding local children's charity

28 February 2024

Findhorn-based Growing2gether's co-chief executive officers aim to benefit more children and teenagers throughout the north.


Have your say: Should promotion of unhealthy food and drink be restricted?

Have your say: Should promotion of unhealthy food and drink be restricted?

Have your say: Should promotion of unhealthy food and drink be restricted?

27 February 2024

The public is being asked for views on proposals to restrict the promotion of food and drink high in fat, sugar and salt such as multi-buys.


Aberlour Medical Practice in public takeover: 'Fully operational' pledge

Aberlour Medical Practice in public takeover: 'Fully operational' pledge

Aberlour Medical Practice in public takeover: 'Fully operational' pledge

27 February 2024

THE manager of Aberlour Medical Practice has handed over the reins to the local health and care partnership, blaming difficulties recruiting GPs.


Women in labour sent to Aberdeen by ambulances most Christmases after downgrade

Women in labour sent to Aberdeen by ambulances most Christmases after downgrade

Women in labour sent to Aberdeen by ambulances most Christmases after downgrade

26 February 2024

WOMEN in labour were forced to take ambulance journeys from Elgin to Aberdeen in most Christmas periods since the Dr Gray's maternity downgrade.


Disposable vapes ban date proposed by Scottish Government

Disposable vapes ban date proposed by Scottish Government

Disposable vapes ban date proposed by Scottish Government

24 February 2024

A ban on the sale and supply of single-use vapes in Scotland is due to come into effect on April 1 2025, under proposed legislation published.


Volunteers wanted for community trishaw

Volunteers wanted for community trishaw

Volunteers wanted for community trishaw

23 February 2024

Less mobile people around town are to be offered free, three-wheeled transport carted by volunteers.


Rafford duo's greetings cards boost mental health

Rafford duo's greetings cards boost mental health

Rafford duo's greetings cards boost mental health

22 February 2024

Stuart Cox and Jean Pryde are showcasing their unique greetings cards from 4-8pm on Thursday, February 22 at Cafe 1496.


Qigong taster at Alves Village Hall

Qigong taster at Alves Village Hall

Qigong taster at Alves Village Hall

20 February 2024

A group of over-55s tried the Chinese martial art at a free taster event organised by the Royal Voluntary Service.


Two further cases of measles confirmed in Scotland

Two further cases of measles confirmed in Scotland

Two further cases of measles confirmed in Scotland

17 February 2024

The public is being encouraged to take up the offer of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine as cases spread throughout the UK.


Frustration over stalled plan for new Keith Health Centre

Frustration over stalled plan for new Keith Health Centre

Frustration over stalled plan for new Keith Health Centre

15 February 2024

THE lack of progress towards a "desperately needed" and "top priority" new Keith Health Centre has been criticised.


1000 new GPs vow as Moray MP launches new healthcare policy for Scottish Conservatives

1000 new GPs vow as Moray MP launches new healthcare policy for Scottish Conservatives

1000 new GPs vow as Moray MP launches new healthcare policy for Scottish Conservatives

14 February 2024

IMPROVING rural healthcare in areas like Moray is one of the main planks of a new policy launched by Moray Conservative MP Douglas Ross.


Moray widow who “paid a high price” for fighting to get “slowly dying” daughter care she needed praises Quarriers

Moray widow who “paid a high price” for fighting to get “slowly dying” daughter care she needed praises Quarriers

Moray widow who “paid a high price” for fighting to get “slowly dying” daughter care she needed praises Quarriers

08 February 2024

THE struggles that Moray’s unpaid carers face have been highlighted by a local mum who faced a “desperate” fight to save her daughter’s life.


Concern raised over new figures outlining attacks on north-east paramedics

Concern raised over new figures outlining attacks on north-east paramedics

Concern raised over new figures outlining attacks on north-east paramedics

08 February 2024

Ambulance workers in Grampian reported being attacked more than 90 times while on duty over the past five years, according to new figures.


Making the internet safer for all with the introduction of a new law to protect vulnerable people

Making the internet safer for all with the introduction of a new law to protect vulnerable people

Making the internet safer for all with the introduction of a new law to protect vulnerable people

03 February 2024

A new offence which makes it a crime to encourage or assist another person to self-harm has now come into effect.


Dr Gray's: "Severe overcrowding" and "blood contaminated" mattresses, inspectors find

Dr Gray's: "Severe overcrowding" and "blood contaminated" mattresses, inspectors find

Dr Gray's: "Severe overcrowding" and "blood contaminated" mattresses, inspectors find

01 February 2024

INSPECTORS have raised "serious concerns" regarding Dr Gray's Hospital following an unannounced inspection last year.


WATCH: Mental Health gig in Elgin Town Hall raises money for Mikeysline

WATCH: Mental Health gig in Elgin Town Hall raises money for Mikeysline

WATCH: Mental Health gig in Elgin Town Hall raises money for Mikeysline

30 January 2024

Great night of music for mental health charity.


"Relief" as Dr Gray's Hospital maternity service restoration work to continue despite funding challenges

"Relief" as Dr Gray's Hospital maternity service restoration work to continue despite funding challenges

"Relief" as Dr Gray's Hospital maternity service restoration work to continue despite funding challenges

29 January 2024

THE first allocation of £3m for Dr Gray's was delivered to NHS Grampian in December last year.


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