Communities across Aberdeenshire have received a share of £1 million of grants to help town centres recover from the impact of coronavirus.
Fifty million face masks bought by the Government as part of a £252 million contract will not be used in the NHS due to safety concerns.
Frontline healthcare workers with adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) have a three-fold increased risk of testing positive for coronavirus, compared to the general population, a study has found.
Car giant Nissan has handed over a project making protective aprons for frontline health and care workers to a prison.
During the coronavirus pandemic Wales gave England more than 10 million items of personal protective equipment, the country’s health minister has revealed.
North-east hairdressers, barbers, pubs and restaurants reopen under latest easing of lockdown restrictions
Hairdressers, barbers, bars and restaurants have now opened up again for business across the north-east.
Construction sites have been given the go-ahead to ramp up work after ministers were assured the move would not affect the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) within the NHS.
After weeks of mixed messages, the Government has announced it will soon be mandatory to wear a face covering in supermarkets and other shops in England.
An ‘army’ of tech experts, formed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, has stepped up to solve a pressing supply issue for an Aberdeen social care charity.
Nicola Sturgeon has defended the Scottish Government’s handling of PPE supplies during the coronavirus pandemic after it was accused of ignoring repeated NHS warnings about low stock levels.
EXCLUSIVE: NHS emails show Scottish Government was warned of PPE issues ‘a long time’ before pandemic
Concerns about PPE stocks were raised regularly by senior health chiefs well before the coronavirus outbreak swept across the UK, NHS emails have revealed.
The Government still does not have “robust” plans in place to ensure hospitals and care homes have the personal protective equipment (PPE) they need in the event of a second wave of Covid-19, MPs have warned.
Inspectors have found "major weaknesses" in an Aberdeen care home's infection controls during the Covid-19 pandemic.
US President Donald Trump appears to have shifted his stance on wearing a face covering in public, saying in an interview that he is “all for masks”.
Do statues need their own PPE? Our photographer Darrell Benns has been out and about in the north-east making sure some well-known statues are safe during this pandemic.
Reality TV star Calum Best and actor Tamer Hassan have helped take delivery of £30,000 worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS staff.
An Aberdeen neurological care centre has received a donation of PPE from hardware store B&Q.
Routine testing of NHS staff will be introduced in Scotland if an expert group recommends it, Nicola Sturgeon has pledged.
Protective headgear made with the help of a donation from a taxpayer-backed Aberdeen organisation has been rejected by NHS Grampian.
The family of a disabled man say they have been “completely forgotten about” after they were told to source protective equipment for his NHS-funded carers themselves – despite inflated prices and quality concerns.
Jeane Freeman challenged over the spread of coronavirus in care homes by patients discharged from hospital
The Scottish Government has been accused of ignoring global alerts about asymptomatic carriers spreading Covid-19 when hospital patients were discharged into care homes without tests.
Nurses from a new campaigning group demonstrated outside Downing Street demanding better pay and improved personal protective equipment, particularly for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) staff, who are at higher risk of dying from Covid-19.
We are all experiencing a unique way of living due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which overnight changed the way the world interacts.
A plane carrying 10 million surgical masks for health and care workers has arrived in Scotland.
Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) nurses are more likely to have problems accessing protective equipment, according to a new poll.
Trade minister Ivan McKee has said Scotland is “moving towards self-sufficiency” in the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE), while also creating new jobs for the country.
The Government is to rebuild its stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE), the Health Secretary has announced.
The vast majority of education staff in Scotland are anxious about returning to work, according to a new survey.
More than 1,000 protective visors have been created and distributed to key workers by staff at colleges across the north-east.
A teenage carer makes PPE and a choir met up for a virtual performance in Friday’s news.