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NHS Highland Communications Managers

Argyll & Bute - David Ritchie, 01436 655040

South & Mid - Andy 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

Assynt House

Beechwood Park




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Death is not a subject that we openly discuss – talking about our own mortality is one of the last taboo subjects there is.
Nurses, allied health professionals, medical scientists, social workers and managers are among the five nominations from NHS Highland in this year’s Scottish Health Awards.
NHS Highland has confirmed today that plans are in place to manage Industrial Action planned by the Society of Radiographers on Monday 20th October from 09.00 – 13.00 across a number of sites.
Professor Andrew Morris, Chief Scientist for the Scottish Government Health Directorate, will join a number of keynote speakers in Inverness at this year’s NHS Highland Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) annual conference.
Two brothers from Brora who recently clocked up the miles on a charity cycle ride with a difference are still clocking up the total amount their effort has raised in their mother’s memory.
NHS Highland has been making every effort to recruit a dentist for the vacant position on Islay.  Unfortunately, the latest round of the recruitment process for this full-time post has been unsuccessful and this means that the plan to have an individual in post by the end of the year will no longer be possible.
On Tuesday 7th October 2014 Kristin Gillies, Service Planning Manager for Argyll & Bute Community Health Partnership, met with the Kintyre Dialysis Campaign Group to discuss NHS Highland’s plans for the pilot Haemodialysis Unit within Campbeltown hospital.
Talking is Power is the message a group of young Carers from Helensburgh and Lomond are promoting through a short video advert for the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.  This year the theme of the festival is Power.
As this year’s NHS Highland flu vaccination programme kicks off staff from across the organisation are being encouraged to make sure they take the opportunity to get vaccinated.
NHS Highland is appealing to those attending this year’s MOD to park in public car parks and not use the patient and staff car parks at the Royal Northern Infirmary in Inverness.
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