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NHS Tayside Assured to Vaccinate all over 80’s by End of the Month

NHS Tayside has now vaccinated 30,000 people in the local health board area and is inviting the over 80’s to get their vaccination when the injection is stock. GP’s are getting in contact with patients who are eligible to book appointments when they suit them, this means patients do not need to contact their GP …

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Shopping, Chippy Runs, Jigsaw and Book Shares, the Pitlochry Baptist Church is Here to Help

LISTEN: David Barrie explains how the Pitlochry Baptist Church has been helping support people in their community With the Coronavirus restrictions confining many of Highland Perthshire’s vulnerable indoors, the Pitlochry Baptist Church is teaming up with the local COVID support group to help others in need. Teaming up with the Pitlochry and Moulin Coronavirus support …

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Online Learning Continues in Highland Perthshire

After the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, announced in the Scottish that the Coronavirus restrictions will not be changing in Scotland, online learning will continue. Pupils in Highland Perthshire, and the rest of Scotland, will continue to learn online until ‘mid-February’ which will come under review at the beginning of the month. Nicola Sturgeon told parliament: …

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MSP calls for Review on Fly-Tipping in Highland Perthshire

LISTEN: Murdo Fraser thanks the government for being open to hearing suggestions to address the problem After a summer of dirty camping and a general build-up of fly-tipping across rural areas plaguing Highland Perthshire, a regional MSP is calling on the Scottish parliament to review its policy on fly tipping. Murdo Fraser, regional Conservative MSP …

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‘We’re all so pleased that we made it’ after Heartland passes Crowdfunder

LISTEN: Chris Stanton talks with Ramsay Beattie about Heartland’s progress with it’s crowdfunder After passing our Crowdfunder target of £25,000, the entire team’s been left ‘gushing’ in appreciation. Heartland’s asked the people of Highland Perthshire to raise this money to see us through the coming months of the pandemic as our conventional income slows down. …

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24-Hour Rapid COVID Testing Comes to NHS Tayside

NHS Tayside are now offering ‘rapid testing’ throughout the day at Perth Royal Infirmary. Running 24-hours a day, the infirmary is testing people across Highland Perthshire for COVID-19. Respiratory Consultant and NHS Tayside’s Clinical Lead for Winter Planning Dr David Connell said: “Being able to quickly determine which patients coming into hospital have COVID-19 allows …

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