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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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27/04/2017
The Caithness Maternity and Gynaecology Group (CMAG) has appointed a local independent GP to be its chair following a meeting on Tuesday 25th April 2017.
26/04/2017
A care home team from NHS Highland has been shortlisted for this year’s Scottish Social Services Awards for its innovative approach to the way the home’s residents are treated.
25/04/2017
Not even inclement weather could dampen a fantastic turnout for a fundraising event at Thurso’s Dunbar Hospital last Saturday which helped raise more than £500 for the charity Bowel Cancer UK.
25/04/2017
Parkinson’s UK is to hold two ‘Research Uncovered’ events in Inverness and Caithness next month.
25/04/2017
Local Sutherland residents could have improved access to healthy activities that may also help reduce loneliness in remote and rural locations following the launch of a health and wellbeing network yesterday.
24/04/2017
NHS Highland is holding a conference to reflect on the legacy of the health board’s involvement in the Scottish Government’s ‘Being Here’ programme next month.
24/04/2017
NHS Highland is the first health board in Scotland whose shops and trolleys meet the new Healthcare Retail Standard.
21/04/2017
Staff at the Dunbar Hospital are to serve up a treat by holding a “vintage-themed” tea party in aid of Bowel Cancer UK tomorrow.
20/04/2017

NHS Highland has made further successful efforts to ease nursing staff pressures at the Minor Injuries Unit and Out of Hours Urgent Care Centre at Dunbar Hospital by drawing on expertise from senior qualified nurses from neighbouring hospitals - and even an adjacent health board - to ensure a 24 hours a day, seven days a week service.
20/04/2017
NHS Highland has been nominated for an UK award for an initiative that could dramatically help improve the reliability and sustainability of integrated health and social care in rural communities.
19/04/2017
NHS Highland and Scottish Care are delighted to announce an overnight service for care at home in the Inverness area.
19/04/2017
The Care at Homes services in West Caithness will move to a new location later this month as part of plan to improve patient care in Thurso by streamlining NHS Highland health and social care provision.
18/04/2017
NHS Highland has welcomed the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate (HEI) report, which was published today (18 April) on their unannounced inspection follow-up inspection to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
11/04/2017
A Sutherland care home received glowing reports for both its residential and day care services from the Care Inspectorate during a recent unannounced visit.
11/04/2017
A specially-designed ‘open space’ patio at the Lawson Memorial Hospital was officially opened by the Earl and Countess of Cadogan last week.
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