15th October 2019
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Living with dementia

Living with dementia

Dementia affects many people – not only those who experience it directly, but also their family and carers. Marsali Taylor talks to nurse Evelyn Sansom about her study of the issues, and to some of those people providing care to their elderly relatives. Nurse Evelyn Sansom, from Walls, has just... Read more...

MS sufferers’ boost as chamber re-opens

MS sufferers’ boost as chamber re-opens

06/03/2009, by in News

By JOHN ROBERTSON People in Shetland with multiple sclerosis can now use deep sea diving technology to ease their symptoms and hopefully make life a bit better. A converted decompres­sion chamber in Lerwick which has been out of commission for four years has been updated and brought back into u... Read more...

Award for hard work on spinal cord injuries

Award for hard work on spinal cord injuries

19/12/2008, by in News

By ROSALIND GRIFFITHS A SHETLANDER who lives in Canada has gained a top medical award for her work in spinal cord injuries. Louise Miller (née Hughson) recently received the Canadian Medical Association’s Medal of Honour – the highest honour bestowed on a person who is not a member of the me... Read more...