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NHS Highland reguarly publishes media releases to keep the public informed about any  new services, latest health information updates and advice. See the latest news stories below or find out about news in your area by selecting a region on the left. Our Events and campaigns section tells you what is happening around NHS Highland. Our Topical Updates and Your Views for more detail on specific issues. Follow us on twitter and facebook for regular updates on comment on a whole range of matters. Visit also our section on meetings to get key updates from the Board of NHS Highland and other key committees.

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22/08/2017
NHS Highland’s estates department has discovered a longstanding leak under the floor in a ward in St Vincent’s Hospital in Kingussie.
22/08/2017
Significant issues with the plumbing in Dail Mhor Care Home in Strontian (Lochaber) have been identified.
21/08/2017
Extreme staffing concerns at the Lawson Memorial Hospital in Golspie have meant restricting in-patients admissions as a temporary measure to ensure staff can deliver a safe level of care.
21/08/2017
A drop-in event to allow residents to have a look at the preliminary designs for the new Badenoch and Strathspey hospital in Aviemore is planned for Tuesday, 5th September 2017.
21/08/2017

NHS Highland plans to run an intensive accelerator programme for local health and care sector start-ups next month that aims to boost the fledgling businesses’ chances of success.
18/08/2017
Many conversations have been had over the years about how to make some of the internal courtyard spaces around Raigmore Hospital a bit more visually appealing.
18/08/2017
Eight NHS Highland staff in Argyll and Bute have been recognised for their catering abilities and standards.
16/08/2017

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) has published its Annual Performance Report for 2016/17. 

16/08/2017
It’s business as usual for the provision of end of life care by the district nursing team based at the Mallaig Health centre despite some changes to the independent Mallaig and Arisaig medical practice located in the same building.
16/08/2017
A six-month pilot where patients at two Sutherland hospitals were asked if they wanted access to advice and support about their home fuel bills after being discharged has proved a great success.
16/08/2017
The Mid Ross Community Partnership is to hold its next meeting on Tuesday, 22nd August 2017.
15/08/2017
The Highland Community Planning Partnership has published its Highland Outcome Improvement Plan for public consultation.
15/08/2017
A morning on all things cardiology will take place in Inverness next month and cardiology patients and carers are being invited to attend.
11/08/2017
The timings for the open session of NHS Highland’s annual review have changed and will now be held at 1pm on Thursday 31 August. Members of the public can attend the open session.
08/08/2017
The cleanliness of NHS Highland’s hospitals has praised in a national report.
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