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NHS Highland Communications Managers

Argyll & Bute - David Ritchie, 01436 655040

South & Mid - Andy 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


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NHS Highland confirmed this week that the Technology Park in Aviemore is at this stage the preferred site for a proposed new hospital and health and social care resource centre.
NHS Highland has issued an assurance that none of its staff or services currently provided from The Highland Council offices in High Street, Thurso, will be relocated from the town.
A Lochaber-based nurse believes she may have become the first person to swim the 12-mile length of Loch Morar.
Following a successful bid to Argyll and Bute Health and Well Being Fund Islay & Jura midwives have been able to set up a weekly Bumps and Babies Group in Bowmore.


Staff and care homes throughout the Highlands have undertaken to take greater account of people with swallowing difficulties when preparing food and drink.
Patient satisfaction with NHS Highland continues to rise, according to a major new national survey.
An appeal to hospital staff in Caithness to donate items to help poor schoolchildren in Africa has been met with an “astonishing” response.
A local teenager is talking about how her life has changed for the better after being fitted with an insulin pump to help with her diabetes.
Research carried out by trainee clinical psychologists working with NHS Highland will be explained at a major conference in Inverness on Wednesday, 27th August.

Deadline for Scottish Health Awards 2014 approaches

A final call has been issued to people across the Scottish Highlands to nominate their local healthcare hero for an accolade at the Scottish Health Awards 2014 ahead of the deadline on Monday 8 September.

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