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For any urgent out-of-hours media inquiries telephone 01463 704000 and ask for the duty press officer.

NHS Highland Communications Managers

Argyll & Bute - David Ritchie,  01436 655040

South & Mid - Andrew Devlin, 01463 704723

Raigmore - Erin Greig, 01463 705771

North & West - Tom Davison, 01463 704903


NHS Highland Head of Public Relations and Engagement


Maimie Thompson 

01463 70 4722


NHS Highland

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Beechwood Park




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People with hearing loss are being encouraged to take charge of their condition and come along to lip reading taster classes which are being run as part of this year’s Lip Reading Awareness Week (14-19 September).
One lane of the A82 near the new health centre being built in Drumnadrochit will be closed for a spell this week to connect the building to the water main.
Staff and volunteers at a recently re-opened care home in Mallaig are to serve up a very special treat to residents and locals.
The Stroke Unit at Raigmore Hospital and Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) will be holding a joint celebration next month (September) to not only launch Strokeness, a new support group for stroke survivors, but to also celebrate 10 years of the Stroke Patient and Carer Group.
Don’t get scared, get checked.
NHS Highland, Ross County Football Club and Age Scotland are launching a Ross-shire Walking Football Group.
Time is running out for people from the Highlands and Argyll and Bute to nominate their local healthcare hero for this year’s Scottish Health Awards.
NHS Highland is working in partnership with Care Farming Scotland in a bid to increase the availability of social farming in the north of Scotland.
It is now less than two weeks until NHS Highland’s Annual Review, which this year takes place in Caithness. The review, which is being taken by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, Shona Robison, is being held on Monday 07 September. 
NHS Highland and its partners Robert Gordon University and the Parklands Care Group have been nominated as finalists in Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2015.
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