24th May 2017

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Disrespectful comments

Disrespectful comments

Listening to Good Evening Shetland, followed by the NHS Shetland Speakeasy on Tuesday evening, I was very disappointed with some of the comments relating to the proposal to close Ronas Ward rehabilitation unit which came from NHS Shetland chairman Ian Kinniburgh. I feel I must set the record straig... Read more...

NHS walk-in clinic cancelled

NHS walk-in clinic cancelled

06/10/2016, by in News

The walk-in clinic at the Gilbert Bain Hospital on Saturday (8th October) has been cancelled. NHS Shetland said this is due to staffing issues.Patients who require emergency treatment that cannot wait until Monday should ring NHS 24 for advice and assistance.The NHS 24 number is 111.NHS... Read more...

Memorable buildings (David Strachan)

Memorable buildings (David Strachan)

27/09/2016, by in Readers' Views

On my daily walk I often pass by Islesburgh Community Centre, at one time my former seat of learning when it was Lerwick Central Public School.Here I spent 10 almost carefree years, and at the time I took the building for granted.Today I look up with great admiration at da Central with its w... Read more...