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For any urgent out-of-hours media inquiries telephone 01463 704000 and ask for the duty press officer.

NHS Highland Communications Managers

Argyll & Bute - David Ritchie,  01436 655040

South & Mid - Andrew Devlin, 01463 704723

Raigmore - Erin Greig, 01463 705771

North & West - Tom Davison, 01463 704903


NHS Highland Head of Public Relations and Engagement


Maimie Thompson 

01463 70 4722


NHS Highland

Assynt House

Beechwood Park




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NHS Highland says it is considering all options after it failed to get any responses to an advert for GPs in North West Sutherland.
Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) Option Appraisal – At its meeting on the 24th July the Review Group considered the outcome of the options appraisal process which was held recently into the Scottish Ambulance Service response to the Islands of Mull and Iona. 
Since NHS Highland became an integrated partnership in 2012, we have embarked on developing integrated district teams with a single point of access.
The latest recipient of a Highland Quality Approach (HQA) award lives and breathes the values of NHS Highland and is a ‘jewel’ to the organisation.
NHS Highland has confirmed dates to discuss the replacement for Caladh Sona community care home in Talmine.
Huge thanks to John Davidson and his dad Alex who have raised over £1300 for the Special Care Baby Unit at Raigmore Hospital.

Issued by Scottish Government

Public and professional engagement programme underway.

Health professionals and patient groups in Highland have given their views on the national review of primary care out-of-hours services.

The Dialysis Project Group, which includes representatives from the Kintyre Dialysis Campaign Group, has this week reviewed all the entries received from members of the public for suggested names for the pilot dialysis unit.
Latest News from Group Co-chairs Dr Pat McGrann and Alison Guest
Following a meeting this morning with representatives from NHS Highland, Nairn Hydrotherapy Trust and Arthritis Care’s Nairn Branch an agreement has been reached in principle which will ensure the future of the Hydrotherapy Pool for, at a minimum, the next three years.
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