Tjaldurs Apotek pharmacy in Tórshavn received far more prescriptions on Wednesday than it normally does. This came after the chairman of the General Practitioners’ Association on Wednesday advised people to prepare for a possible strike and stock up on their prescription medication.
On 8-9 May, politicians, researchers, business people, ambassadors and others will gather in the Faroe Islands for an Arctic Forum conference called Arctic Hubs. The aim of the conference is to shed light on topics of importance for the countries in the arctic region.
From now until 31 August, ships and boats less than 500 metres from land in Nólsoy, Skúvoy and Mykines must go no faster than 8 mph. Sea traffic can disturb birdlife, and it is hoped that the new speed limit will help combat this.
The Nordic Region should be the first part of the world where countries work together across borders to wipe out match fixing. This was announced by the Committee for Knowledge and Culture at the Nordic Council Theme Session in Iceland on Tuesday.
The recruitment and retention of doctors in the Faroe Islands has been a problem for many years. Now the Danish government wants to give young Faroese doctors an advantage when it comes to obtaining an educational place in the Faroes.