Skip to main content
Sign In

Welcome to NHS Highland News

During normal working hours (9-5, Mon to Fri), call a Communications Manager and they will assist with your enquiry. If you are unable to contact area specific contact please try any of the numbers below.  To guarantee that you get a timely response call 01463 704000 and ask for the duty press officer.

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 - Andrew Devlin, 01463 704723

Raigmore - Erin Greig, 01463 705771

North & West - Mark Scruton, 01463 704876


NHS Highland Head of Public Relations and Engagement

Maimie Thompson 

01463 70 4722


Media Manager


Tom Davison 01463 704903


NHS Highland

Assynt House

Beechwood Park




Search for a News Story

Shirley Buchanan believes that she is one of the 5,000 women in the UK who do not develop cervical cancer each year because they take part in cervical screening.
Following a recent review of inpatient mental health services within Argyll and Bute Hospital in Lochgilphead, the Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit (IPCU) has been temporarily closed to new admissions.  Succoth ward, however, will not be affected and will remain open to new admissions.
Two NHS Highland doctors have been selected to accompany the Team GB athletes for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next month.
Nearly nine out of 10 consultants employed by NHS Highland say taking a job with the health board was a lifestyle choice.
A programme by NHS Highland to find new ways of delivering sustainable health and care services in remote and rural areas could yield “significant” results, it’s been claimed.

Issued by Highland Council

HRH the Princess Royal visited Tain today (Thursday 21 July) and her first role of the day was to unveil a plaque and officially open the refurbished Alexander Bridge which has been restored to it’s former glory.

A platinum wedding anniversary card from the Queen was the icing on the cake for an Inverness couple who recently celebrated 70 years of married bliss.
Adults in Inverness with mental ill health are being supported into employment and training opportunities thanks to a service funded by NHS Highland.
NHS Highland has confirmed the dates for the public consultation on the redesign of services along the north coast of Sutherland.
New Start Highland is holding an event to showcase their garden in Inverness.
Senior NHS Highland manager Tracy Ligema plans to cycle 969 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats in nine days this September to raise money for British Paralympics athletes.
An organisation that provides free and confidential support to people with hearing and sight loss in Caithness and Sutherland has been recognised for its voluntary work.
Community representatives are to be given an update on the wide range of activity that’s taken place to improve NHS Highland’s services in Caithness.
The Highland Community Planning Partnership Board have given their full support to a campaign running across the Highlands to reduce loneliness and social isolation.
Five student nurses from Israel are taking part in a student exchange visit arranged by the Highland Campus of University of Stirling in partnership with NHS Highland.
Items 1 - 15