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Bethesda to look at new funding offer

Bethesda to look at new funding offer

The health care system in the UK is something to be rightly proud of and at the end of our days - palliative care - to support us and our families in our greatest time of need is a crucial element of that system.

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Queen's District Nurse Kathleen Jones had all the qualities needed in an excellent nurse ' hard-working, efficient, conscientious and capable ' and she became a much loved and respected member of the community during more than a decade caring for the people of Harris in the 1950s and '60s.

On call day and night for the people of Harris

When retired Queen’s Nurse and author CATHERINE MORRISON was researching for her book, Hebridean Heroines, about Queen’s Nurses in the Hebrides, she came across many remarkable women, none more so than Kathleen Jones who spent more than a decade as district nurse in Harris, where she threw herself into the community yet still somehow found time for her love of the outdoors. Here Catherine tells her story.

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Western Isles Council calls for roll out of Goose Pilot Project

Western Isles Council calls for roll out of Goose Pilot Project

Following the announcement that the sale of resident Greylag Goose meat from Orkney will be available for sale Scotland-wide, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has called for a rapid roll-out of the pilot project to other island areas and has also urged Ministers to find a permanent solution that will facilitate the effective management of the Greylag Goose population alongside an active and thriving crofting sector.

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