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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

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27/05/2015
National Smile Month is coming to Argyll and Bute as NHS Highland’s Public Dental Service’s Oral Health Improvement Teams will be holding a number of special events to back the UK’s biggest oral health campaign.
27/05/2015

Latest News from Group Co-chairs Dr Pat McGrann and Alison Guest

GP Services - The IT consultants visiting the island have reported that the work with the IT systems between the three GP surgeries is going well.  This is a bespoke system to Islay and has taken some development.  This work will also act as a pilot to be spread across Argyll and Bute.

27/05/2015
The NHS Scotland mobile breast screening van will return to its previous location in Kyle of Lochalsh, after a suitable alternative location could not be found.
26/05/2015
A Scots health board which sought to fill medical vacancies by advertising in The Netherlands says it’s hopeful that going Dutch will have paid off.
26/05/2015
A Highland based project has been shortlisted in this year’s Patient Safety Awards under the Managing Long Term Conditions category and a team from NHS Highland were in London last week presenting their project to the judging panel.
25/05/2015
Another important milestone in the redesign of services in Badenoch and Strathspey could be reached in June when various committees consider an Initial Agreement document.
25/05/2015
A colourful wooden box covered with locks is set to provide a key activity for hospital patients with dementia.
25/05/2015
Moves are in hand to transform an NHS Highland day centre in Sutherland into a “health and wellbeing hub”, serving people from throughout the area who have dementia or mental health issues.
25/05/2015

Issued by the Highland Council

The next meeting of the Badenoch, Strathspey, Nairn and Ardersier District Partnership will take place in Aviemore on Thursday 4th June. 

22/05/2015
A new telephone helpline is being launched to help improve the delivery of care throughout the Highlands and Islands for those living with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis – the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
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