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A Freedom of Information request has confirmed that during 2020 & 2021 there were only 10 #COVID19 deaths in #NHS #Highlands, where Covid was the sole cause of death listed on their death certificate...

NHS Highlands has a population of 320,000 Image
The Highlands covers the largest land mass of all the #NHS boards in #Scotland

10 deaths from 135 is of course a low figure

Also interesting is the 135 total. Similar to the island communities, its more difficult to misattribute deaths in these highland towns

@ScottAnd67 Image
#NHS #Highland refused to answer the questions on #DNR and hospital acquired infections

The variation in response across the boards has been interesting ....

N.B. I didnt expect a response on #Omicron but I was of course making a point Image
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We are delighted to release a series of short films at #COP26 showcasing UK #NatureBasedSolutions in action. The 3 documentaries explore working with #nature from rivers to coast, in cities and in the highlands of Scotland.
Read more in our press release👇
naturebasedsolutionsinitiative.org/news/nature-ba… Image
The films explore how working with #nature & #biodiversity (restoring, connecting & protecting #naturalhabitat) can provide #NatureBasedSolutions to causes & consequences of #climatechange + create jobs, support #economicrecovery & provide mental & physical health benefits. Image
The @NatureBasedSols films are led by conversations with #localpeople involved in or affected by the projects, including farmers, businesses & #conservation organisations, complemented by interviews with world leading #climate scientists and #biodiversity experts. Image
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A year ago the PCR only returned a #positive when 3 genes from #COVID19 were detected (magenta). 2-gene or 1-gene results were declared #negative

This was later relaxed in November to 2-gene positive to detect the #ALPHA variant, which apparently missed the ‘S-gene’

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The result of declaring a ‘positive’ for what was once a ‘negative’ was an increase in cases. A doubling …..

The vaccine roll out began on 8th December. A week later we experienced an exponential spike in cases - at this point almost all were 1 or 2-gene positives only …

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The weirdest part of this spike in cases will always be the synchronicity at which regions from all corners of the country moved in #lockstep from the #Highlands to the #Borders …. All together

That is NOT how viral spread works

The fix was in …..

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Time to look back. In january I shot this story in #Scotland for @asturiassemanal @RTPAOficial. A modern tale about #forests, wild #cats and rugby set in the Scotish #Highlands and #Asturias. Shot with an #iphone X using @FiLMiCPro #mojo
Watch it here: Image
From february on, I followed the efforts of a group of convicted people to give up drugs in order to walk away from jail. #mojo
Watch the story for @asturiassemanal @RTPAOficial here:
➡️ rtpa.es/video:Asturias… Image
A fragil ice heart beats under the limestone soil of Picos de Europa National Park. The only way in is through the ice caves. In march @asturiassemanal @RTPAOficial broadcasted this story I shot with an #iPhoneX & a light gear after a 4 hours walk #mojo Image
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A lovely little garden in #Madrid Image
Roof top view. #Kotli #AzadKashmir Image
Aquaduct in #Lisbon #Portugal Image
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