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NHS Highland Communications Managers

Argyll & Bute - David Ritchie, davidritchie@nhs.net  01436 655040

South & Mid - Andrew Devlin, andrew.devlin1@nhs.net 01463 704723

Raigmore - Erin Greig, erin.greig@nhs.net 01463 705771

North & West - Tom Davison, tom.davison@nhs.net 01463 704903

 

NHS Highland Head of Public Relations and Engagement

 

Maimie Thompson  maimie.thompson@nhs.net 

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28/08/2015
The Stroke Unit at Raigmore Hospital and Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) will be holding a joint celebration next month (September) to not only launch Strokeness, a new support group for stroke survivors, but to also celebrate 10 years of the Stroke Patient and Carer Group.
27/08/2015
Don’t get scared, get checked.
26/08/2015
NHS Highland, Ross County Football Club and Age Scotland are launching a Ross-shire Walking Football Group.
26/08/2015
Time is running out for people from the Highlands and Argyll and Bute to nominate their local healthcare hero for this year’s Scottish Health Awards.
25/08/2015
NHS Highland is working in partnership with Care Farming Scotland in a bid to increase the availability of social farming in the north of Scotland.
25/08/2015
It is now less than two weeks until NHS Highland’s Annual Review, which this year takes place in Caithness. The review, which is being taken by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, Shona Robison, is being held on Monday 07 September. 
24/08/2015
NHS Highland and its partners Robert Gordon University and the Parklands Care Group have been nominated as finalists in Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2015.
21/08/2015

Mull and Iona Health and Care Review Group - Latest News

The Review Group held its latest meeting on the 20th August and the following points were discussed:

21/08/2015
Harm Reduction staff in Highland will be holding a series of events to mark International Overdose Awareness Day (31 August).
21/08/2015

Following a complaint made to NHS Highland, which was copied to local media, regarding the discharge of a patient from Ward 7C at Raigmore. NHS Highland has investigated and details of our findings are below.

Following an investigation into the discharge of Norma Faulkner from Raigmore Hospital in Inverness we have now written to Mrs Faulkner, care of Rev Widdows who complained on her behalf, with details of our findings and would like to apologise for any distress caused.

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