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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


NHS Highland

Assynt House

Beechwood Park




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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.

AN NHS Highland community pharmacy dispenser has been rewarded for the enthusiasm she brings to assisting her customers.
If you have ever thought about taking up a British Sign Language (BSL) course, now is your chance.
Older people from the Beauly area have been getting the low-down on hi-tech at a series of classes on the use of iPads and tablets.
An innovative project which has spanned the years has resulted in four “fantastic” pieces of artwork being donated to Migdale Hospital in Bonar Bridge.
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