Caithness General Hospital - https://www.cgh.scot.nhs.uk/
Caithness General is a modern, well-equipped Rural General Hospital with facilities and services including accident and emergency (A&E), general surgery, general medicine, renal, palliative care, diagnostics (X-ray, ultrasound and CT), a high dependency unit, surgical theatres, day case unit, laboratory and pharmacy. The hospital provides consultant-led acute and rehabilitation inpatient care (20 medical and 42 surgical beds), an obstetric/midwifery unit (6 beds) and a range of outpatient services.
Befriending Caithness - www.befriendingcaithness.wordpress.com
Befriending Caithness is a voluntary service that aims to reduce isolation and loneliness in the county by matching volunteers to older isolated adults; our volunteers visit the person on a weekly basis for a minimum of an hour and can spend time getting to know them, share stories, make trips to the shops or even escort them to an appointment.
Patient Info - http://www.patient.co.uk/
This website contains lots of Health Information on many different health issues as well as a symptom checker, and information on treatments and medicines.
NHS Highland - http://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk/
Information and services specifically related to the NHS Highland Area.
NHS 24 - http://www.nhs24.scot
Find out about the full range of services provided by NHS 24
Community Pharmacy - http://www.communitypharmacy.scot.nhs.uk/
This site has been created as a hub for all information relating to community pharmacy.
Community Pharmacy Scotland - http://www.communitypharmacyscotland.org.uk/
Community Pharmacy Scotland is the organisation which represents community pharmacy owners and their teams throughout Scotland.
Bowel Screening - http://www.bowelscreening.scot.nhs.uk/
Information on who is offered screening, how the test is preformed and how to request a replacement test kit.
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland - http://www.crusescotland.org.uk/
Are a charity, staffed by volunteers, to give bereavement support to people throughout Scotland. They have teams in the major population areas plus we are able to provide support across the country by phone.
Anorexia Bulimia Care (or ABC) - http://www.anorexiabulimiacare.org.uk
Anorexia Bulimia Care (or ABC) is a small charity which was established in 1989 and their aim is to offer personal, ongoing, emotional support and practical guidance for people struggling to recover from an eating disorder or the conditions relating to eating disorders such as self-harm. There is lots of other information on their website.
Thei telephone support services are open Wednesday-Friday 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm - Tel: 03000 111213 option 1 for self or option 2 for concerned family/friends