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People affected by pulmonary fibrosis, their families and carers are being invited along to a ‘meet the experts’ event in Inverness next week.
A local historian has praised the work of a Nairn stonemason that has restored one of  Inverness’s architectural gems back to its former glory.
‘Only a quarter of Scottish adults know that being overweight can increase the risk of developing cancer’ claims two leading charities this week.
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.
An initial target to raise enough money to buy two sleeper chairs for the oncology ward at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness has surpassed all expectations with an incredible £25,403 being raised for the unit.
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.

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.

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.
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.
The British Lung Foundation is holding an event in Inverness for people living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
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.
NHS Highland risks missing its target of financial breakeven unless further actions are taken.
The majority of patients coming to Raigmore for procedures that will have them staying in hospital for 48hours or less are now being housed in the short stay unit which opened in July.

A new service at the Lawson Memorial Hospital in Golspie began recently that could prove to be of great benefit for local patients with inflammatory skin conditions.
A family from Inverness are cycling the North Coast 500 over five days to raise funds for the Raigmore Hospital Macmillan suite.
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