Healthcare

Healthcare

Hospitals

NHS Highland handles all healthcare in the region with Raigmore Hospital in Inverness being the main District General Hospital.

There are also two Rural General Hospitals:

Caithness General in Wick serving the North Highland Area 

Belford Hospital in Fort William serving the West Highland Area  

A list of the other community Hospitals and the services they offer can be found on the NHS Highland Webpage

Inspection reports of Scottish hospitals are carried out by Healthcare Improvement Scotland and can be found on their webpage

General Practice / Dentistry

Although rural, the Highlands is well served by a network of local doctors surgeries and health centres. There is also good provision of dentistry within the Highlands with practitioners catering for both NHS and private patients

Care Homes

Social Care is a signifcant challenge in an area with a wide-spread poulation base, but the Highlands has a good number of professional Care Homes throughout the region