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NHS Highland publishes frequent press releases to let you know about new services and the latest health information and advice from our experts. See the latest NHS Highland news stories relating to the North & West Highland area below.

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19/10/2017
People affected by pulmonary fibrosis, their families and carers are being invited along to a ‘meet the experts’ event in Inverness next week.
17/10/2017
NHS Highland’s Technology Enabled Care team will be travelling across the north of Scotland to raise awareness of telecare services over the next few weeks.
12/10/2017
‘Only a quarter of Scottish adults know that being overweight can increase the risk of developing cancer’ claims two leading charities this week.
11/10/2017
A Health and Wellbeing Market is to take place at the Pulteney Centre in Wick on Saturday, 21st October 2017.
10/10/2017
Resilience – the theme for this year’s Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) conference is one that can infiltrate through everything we do whether it is health, community or even climate change.
06/10/2017
Diabetes patients across Highland could receive better treatment and reduced chances of complications because of a ground-breaking study into how NHS Highland staff make use of innovative communication equipment.
05/10/2017
Staff at two Sutherland Hospitals have been praised for their hard work after both facilities were presented with a top national award for cancer care this week.
05/10/2017

Child flu vaccination programme now underway

Parents of 2-5 year olds in the Highlands are encouraged to join the fight against flu this winter, by ensuring their children get their flu vaccination.

03/10/2017
The Channel 4 programme “Old People’s Home for 4 year olds” recently captured hearts by showing how much of a tonic it can be for residents by holding nursery classes in a retirement home.
02/10/2017
Overnight Raigmore Hospital suffered a flood in the basement which has affected a number of computer servers. These servers support hospital systems which unfortunately meant the systems were not fully functional for day to day business to commence.
29/09/2017
NHS Highland and Let’s Get On With It Together have produced a new self-management guide for people living with long-term health conditions.
29/09/2017
The British Lung Foundation is holding an event in Inverness for people living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
28/09/2017
The board of NHS Highland this week agreed a ground-breaking move to form a University Health Board which will be the first for Scotland.
26/09/2017
NHS Highland risks missing its target of financial breakeven unless further actions are taken.
14/09/2017
NHS Highland can confirm that the Urgent Care Centre in Portree will reopen from 6pm this evening.
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