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MSP concerned about hospital discharge delays

Donald Cameron, Scottish Conservative MSP for the Highlands and Islands, has highlighted newly released figures which show that NHS Western Isles and NHS Highland have the highest rates of delayed discharge in Scotland. They stood at 25.3% and 15.5% compared to a Scottish average of 8.5%.

Councillor Isabelle MacKenzie doing her bit to combat loneliness

For the last 10 years Inverness Councillor Isabelle MacKenzie has been involved with Contact the Elderly, a charity working to prevent loneliness amongst the elderly.  Normally Isabelle hosts monthly tea parties in her home, with people aged over 75 and living alone invited along and offered free

Donald Cameron slams ministers over ferry failures

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has slammed Scottish Government ministers over their repeated failures to get a grip on the problems facing ferry users in the Highlands and Islands.

MSP signs Fight for Nature pledge

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has committed to fight for Scotland’s nature by signing Scottish Environment Link’s “Standing up for Nature” pledge.

RURAL CRIME HITS SEVEN YEAR HIGH

Commenting on NFU Mutual’s 2019 report on rural crime, Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron said: “Last year rural crime cost Scotland an estimated £1.6m.  However what that bald figure hides is the stress and anxiety that it is causing many people working in rural areas of Scotland like Loch