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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 - 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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NHS Highland was sentenced today (07 July 2015) at Inverness Sherriff Court after an isolated safety failing led to the tragic death of a patient in Raigmore Hospital last year.
After 42 years of working at Raigmore Hospital, Charge Hand Painter John Douglas has decided the time has come for him, and his brushes, to retire.
NHS Highland is to establish a revised referral process for the Nairn Hydrotherapy Pool, involving both GPs and physiotherapy staff from the health board.
Huge thanks to GMB Union Highland and Islands who this week donated a number of portable DVD players, along with some DVDs, to the Children’s Ward at Raigmore Hospital.
Patients attending Raigmore Hospital’s Outpatients Department will notice a new area has been created allowing them to take their own observations in terms of blood pressure and weight.
Time is running-out for you to take part in a public consultation over a proposed application by Green+ Healthcare to NHS Highland to open a new pharmacy at 30 Laurel Avenue, Dalneigh, Inverness, IV3 5RP.

Issued by the Scottish Government

A review of out-of-hours primary care services and a new approach to unscheduled care have been launched by Health Secretary Shona Robison.

An NHS Highland general practice trainee is running the Fort William marathon to raise money for the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) in Raigmore Hospital.
The Inverness East District Partnership meeting this week in the Hilton area of Inverness made significant progress in identifying how to tackle health and social care issues within the community. 
The Highland Alcohol and Drugs Partnership (HADP) are hosting their annual Stakeholder Day on Tuesday, 30 June where those involved in addressing drug and alcohol issues are invited to attend and work in partnership to reduce drug and alcohol related harm.
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