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A technical problem with a piece of medical kit appears to have been solved by an NHS Highland boffin at Raigmore Hospital.
Scotland’s Dementia Awards celebrate creative approaches, innovation and best practice in all aspects of information, advice, care and support for people with dementia, their carers, partners and families.
Staff at NHS Highland are being encouraged to be less sedentary at work.
Ross County captain Richard Brittain has added his support to the Ross-shire Game Changers programme, which aims to challenge the stigma attached to mental health illness.
A recent study led by the University of Edinburgh showed the use of a CT scanner to image the coronary arteries can significantly cut the risk of heart attacks.
NHS Highland this week confirmed that the land between Dr MacKinnon Memorial Hospital and the health centre in Broadford, Skye, is the preferred site for the proposed new hospital and resource centre.
An explosion occurred in one of two biomass boilers situated in the boiler room at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, at around 10am today.
Following an internal investigation by the NHS Highland estates department, it has been discovered that the incident at the Raigmore Hospital this morning was caused by a build-up of pressure.
In order to improve the in-patient experience and help staff to plan care which reflects individual needs, a four week trial is being carried out by senior nurses at Raigmore Hospital.
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