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During normal working hours (9-5, Mon to Fri), call a Communications Manager and they will assist with your enquiry. If you are unable to contact area specific contact please try any of the numbers below.  To guarantee that you get a timely response call 01463 704000 and ask for the duty press officer.

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 has put in place new arrangements to ensure the safety of mothers and babies during labour and birth in the Caithness Maternity Unit with immediate effect.
The Brora Village Hub in Muirfield Road is appealing for donations of baby clothes and toys in the run-up to Christmas – which will help children in the north of Scotland and beyond.
NHS Highland’s chief executive has reiterated NHS Highland’s firm commitment to learn from all feedback.
Ross County Football Club is becoming a centre for tackling mental health stigma in the Highlands, after working with the NHS on an innovative new project.

Joint Press Release - Community Planning Partnership Board

Breakthrough Achievement in supporting the recruitment of retained firefighters

Community Planning Partners (CPP) in Highland have agreed unanimously to support the recruitment of retained firefighters.

The benefits of getting a good night’s sleep on your physical and mental health are often spoken about but for some an uninterrupted, good night’s sleep isn’t that easy.
A Therapy Radiographer from NHS Highland has just returned from Kenya after spending 10 days in the area raising awareness of cancer among the local population.
People in Easter Ross encouraged to have their say via survey from District Partnership.
A donation to the cardiac unit has lead to improvements to the quiet room in the cath lab at Raigmore Hospital.

Mull and Iona Health and Care Review Group - Latest News

The Review Group held its latest meeting on the 17th September and the following points were discussed:

Scottish Ambulance Service – Through a training and development programme the Scottish Ambulance Service is on track to increase paramedic availability for Mull and Iona

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