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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


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A special event to help people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is being held at the Centre for Health Science next month.

The memory of a special little boy was honoured last week as the Kian Grant Precious Star Memorial Trust donated the incredible sum of £16,000 to the special care baby unit (SCBU) at Raigmore Hospital in his memory.


The news that Scottish Autism has been awarded £546,000 over five years from the Big Lottery has been welcomed by the Argyll and Bute Shadow Health and Social Care Partnership.

The team that runs Sutherland’s newest community pharmacy says the decision to open the facility has been vindicated by the “great response” it has had from the local community.
The Oban Times and the Ross-shire Journal have been 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 primary care manager Melanie Meecham.
An inspection report into an Inverness care home has shown that it has maintained the high standards identified by previous reports issued last year and in 2012.
NHS Highland has given an assurance that it is acting on issues raised in a report on its financial management, issued today (Friday) by the Auditor General for Scotland.
Work got under way last week to ensure that transport and access matters are addressed as part of NHS Highland’s proposed redesign of services in Skye, Lochalsh and South West Ross.
TRIBUTES were paid at the October meeting of NHS Highland’s board to Dr Margaret Somerville, who, on the eve of her retirement, presented her final annual report to members.
A Wick hospital unit which was closed due to severe staffing pressures in July 2012 is being considered for a new role.
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