​NHS Western Isles is reassuring patients needing to travel for essential hospital appointments on the mainland that every effort will be made to ensure they can attend appointments as...

HIAL to close its airports to all but a skeleton air service, a decision which will affect Stornoway, Benbecula and Barra. MSP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Alasdair Allan said: “I think people in the...

HebCeltFest is to postpone its 25th anniversary festival until 2021. They say:"Whilst it is hugely disappointing to make this announcement, we hope all will understand that we can’t take any...

Western Isles fishermen have today (Wednesday 25 March) given a cautious welcome to the Scottish Government’s support funding during the Coronavirus crisis, announced this morning by fisheries...

By Terri McGeoghegan, March 23, 2020 “COVID-19, self-isolating and social distancing” were not words that were that were in my vocabulary four months ago. If someone had put them to me at the start...

Western Isles Hospital had a successful first day of remote consultations yesterday (Tuesday 24 March), with outpatients appointments operating using the NHS NearMe video system.All GP Practices,...