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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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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

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.
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.
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.
03/08/2017

Senior representatives from NHS Highland are to attend a summit meeting with local elected representatives in Caithness tomorrow to discuss the provision of health and social care services.
03/08/2017
Tigh na Drochaid received a glowing report from the Care Inspectorate after an unannounced visit earlier this year.
01/08/2017

A new member of staff at the Caladh Sona care home in Sutherland has proved a great hit with the residents– despite him having four legs rather than two!
01/08/2017
Scottish Air Ambulance Service (SAS) Babcock International, and NHS Highland are looking at options to reintroduce a purpose-built helipad as part of the plans for the new hospital site in Broadford.
01/08/2017
NHS Highland has praised the nursing and support staff in Portree and Mackinnon Memorial Hospitals on Skye for dedication, commitment and going above and beyond the call of duty during an extremely challenging staffing situation.
31/07/2017
An education event to update healthcare professionals on the diagnosis and management of respiratory care will be held in Highland next month.
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