Expecting the NHS to return to normal will be "difficult" in the first few years of recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, one of Scotland's top doctors has said.
With International Nurses Day just past, in this week’s Aberdonian we’re taking a look back at those who have looked after us through the decades. From our archives we’ve selected some pictures highlighting the achievements of our nurses from 1969 to 1994. Click below to view the full gallery:
More than one in three nurses and healthcare assistants are caring for Covid-19 patients without adequate personal protective equipment (PPE), a poll suggests.
A family album featuring portraits of The Lady With The Lamp, uncovered after 100 years, will go on display for the first time at a Florence Nightingale exhibition.
Aberdeen hospital staff are taking a starring role in a new campaign designed to build respect between patients, relatives and those caring for them.
Owners of a north-east care home have introduced a new scheme to help combat a nursing shortage – a golden hello.
The amount spent by a north-east health board on agency staffing has increased by nearly £4 million.
Esther Hughes collected her MSc in Advancing Nursing Practice.
Nominations are being sought for north-east nurses who go above and beyond in the profession.
Student nurses who have taken part in a healthcare exchange programme are being urged to help mark its 25th anniversary.
Their efforts are part of the nationwide Save a Life for Scotland campaign, which aims to ensure 500,000 more people are able to perform CPR by next year.
After seven years in the field, Amy Duthie went back to school to further her love for nursing.
A new north-east mum is celebrating the success of her new degree.
An Aberdeen university will open its doors to show potential nurses the benefits of the profession.
North-east nursing students and university staff have welcomed the appointment of a new professor with more than 20 years’ experience working in healthcare education.
An Aberdeen lecturer chalked up another achievement in her journey from nursing student to fully-qualified academic.
An event has been held honouring the work of cancer nurses in the north-east.
Dozens of nurses will travel thousands of miles across the world to help fill vacancies in hospitals in the North-east in the coming months.
An Aberdeen hospital ward is set to host a recruitment day.
We’ve taken a look back through our archives and dug up these incredible images of nurses at work in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire over the past few decades.
A group of nurses are appealing for new members to join an organisation that is at risk of folding.
Health chiefs are jetting to the other side of the world in an attempt to help tackle the region’s nursing crisis.
Nursing students have been crossing the pond in both directions this summer to learn more about their profession.
Secondary school pupils considering a career in nursing attended a week-long summer school at an Aberdeen university.
Nursing and midwifery vacancies in NHS Grampian are the highest in Scotland, according to government workforce figures.
An Aberdeen university programme is hosting nursing students from abroad to compare healthcare systems and training.
A nurse with a 40-year career has been suspended after sneaking up on a vulnerable OAP and force-feeding them medicine.
Nursing mums have welcomed a new scheme which will help them breastfeed in public with confidence.
WORKERS at NHS Grampian have raised concerns about staff shortages more than 780 times in the last year.