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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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Blow to townships’renewable energy plan

Blow to townships’renewable energy plan

The benefits of renewable energy for society as a whole are in no doubt, however the hashing out of the direct benefits for communities playing host to wind turbines has been argued over long and hard in the Western Isles.

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