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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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27/06/2017
Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) launched an exciting new online information and support service in Campbeltown Grammar School on 14th June.  The online service, which is called Cool2talk, (www.cool2talk.org) is a responsive, safe space for young people across Argyll and Bute to get their questions answered in the knowledge that they will be responded to promptly by a trained, knowledgeable person who won’t judge, but will offer information and guidance.
27/06/2017

The importance of accurate and effective health record keeping is an essential element in the delivery of health and social care services for local communities served by the Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP).

27/06/2017
Hospital referrals for musculoskeletal problems can be significantly reduced if medical practices include a physiotherapist as part the general practice team, according to a recent analysis of an innovative patient-care model.
27/06/2017
NHS Highland’s annual review for 2016-17 is to be held on Thursday 31 August in the Macdonald Resort, Aviemore with Aileen Campbell, Minister for Public Health, in attendance.
26/06/2017
A ground-breaking Highland project that could transform the lives of people with complex health needs by combining modular home design and ‘Internet of Things’ technology has won the prestigious Saltire Society Award for Innovation in Housing.
21/06/2017
NHS Highland is running a series of articles which puts the spotlight on people who work in healthcare across our area. Answering the questions this week is Les Hood, Adult Support and Protection training officer.
20/06/2017
A fundraising drive has brought benefit to both patients and staff in the Stroke Unit at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
20/06/2017
Breastfeeding mums, their families and anyone willing to support them are being invited to Whin Park tomorrow (21 June) for a photo shoot to highlight breastfeeding.
20/06/2017
Last week members of NHS Highland met in Durness with the steering group overseeing the redesign of services across the north coast of Sutherland (15 June 2017).
19/06/2017
A care home chef’s ‘traditional Highland fayre’ using locally available ingredients has seen him crowned Chef of the Year in a prestigious UK competition.
19/06/2017
Thòisich co-chomhairleachadh poblach an-diugh air an dàrna Plana Gàidhlig aig NHS na Gàidhealtachd agus tha am Bòrd Slàinte a’ sireadh bheachdan bho dhaoine ro 31 Iuchar 2017.
19/06/2017
The second edition of NHS Highland’s Gaelic Language Plan is now out for public consultation and the board is looking for comments by 23 July 2017.
19/06/2017
Dingwall Academy secured first place at the 2017 Rock Challenge Scottish Final on Friday.
19/06/2017
NHS Highland is to take on the responsibility for the patients registered with Cromarty Practice from Monday, 3rd July.
16/06/2017
Breastfeeding mums in the Wick area will be able to attend a support group in their local area thanks to the “Bumps, Babies and Beyond” breastfeeding group which launches next week, coinciding with Breastfeeding Awareness Week.
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