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NHS Highland Communications Managers

Argyll & Bute - David Ritchie, davidritchie@nhs.net  01436 655040

South & Mid - Andrew Devlin, andrew.devlin1@nhs.net 01463 704723

Raigmore - Erin Greig, erin.greig@nhs.net 01463 705771

North & West - Mark Scruton, mark.scruton@nhs.net 01463 704876

 

NHS Highland Head of Public Relations and Engagement

Maimie Thompson  maimie.thompson@nhs.net 

01463 70 4722

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Media Manager

 

Tom Davison tom.davison@nhs.net 01463 704903

 

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04/05/2016

National Smile Month is coming to Inveraray and Mid Argyll, as the Oral Health Improvement Team, Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership will be holding special events to back the UK’s biggest oral health campaign.

Taking place from 16 May to 16 June, National Smile Month aims to promote and raise awareness of good oral health, and Argyll & Bute’s Mid Argyll Oral Health Improvement Team is getting involved in doing just that.

04/05/2016
Senior pupils at two Ross-shire high schools are being encouraged to make informed choices about alcohol and drugs this summer.
04/05/2016
Plans for the redesign of the garden space at the Town and County Hospital in Wick took a big step forward last week after Morrison Construction cleared a large central bed area which had been very overgrown.
03/05/2016
The Northern Times is running a series of articles by NHS Highland which puts the spotlight on people who work in healthcare in Sutherland. Answering the questions this week is Chris Cochrane, service co-ordinator for Alcohol Counselling Services Ross and Sutherland, an organisation part-funded by NHS Highland.
03/05/2016
Volunteers at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness are stepping up to support patients and staff during mealtimes in an extension of their previous role.
29/04/2016
The Lochaber News is running a series of articles by NHS Highland which puts the spotlight on people who work in healthcare in their area. Answering the questions this week is Siobhan Mcarthur, a practice nurse at Tweeddale Medical Practice in Fort William.
29/04/2016
NHS Highland is set to become the first health authority in the UK to provide an innovative birthing programme throughout its area.
28/04/2016
NHS Highland is to host an event encouraging businesses in the north of Scotland to provide training and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities.
27/04/2016
NHS Highland, which is poised to launch a major campaign to tackle loneliness and social isolation, is calling on community groups in its area to get involved in the initiative.
27/04/2016
The See Hear Highland Education and Learning Service are offering sign language sessions at Raigmore Hospital during Deaf Awareness Week, which begins on Monday (2nd May).
26/04/2016
Marie Law has been appointed as the new NHS Highland district manager for Lochaber.
25/04/2016
NHS Highland has appointed a new area manager for Caithness and Sutherland.
22/04/2016
The Lochaber News is running a series of articles by NHS Highland which puts the spotlight on people who work in healthcare in the area. Answering the questions this week is Marie Law, Lochaber district manager.
22/04/2016
A family from Nairn, who were inspired to take part in a four week ‘dechox’ organised by the British Heart Foundation as a thank you to staff at Raigmore Hospital, have raised £4,500.
22/04/2016
Following the issues surrounding schools in Edinburgh, NHS Highland wrote to Hub North Scotland to seek assurances that facilities built by Miller Construction in Highland were not suffering from similar defects.
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