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Key Facts

The Highland HSCP is one of two partnerships providing NHS Highland operational front-line services to a population of around 235,000 and follows a lead agency model (while the Argyll & Bute IJB follows the rest of Scotland in operating a corporate body model). It covers the same area as the Highland Council and is split into two localities – North and West, and the Inner Moray Forth. As of July 2018 there were 65 GP surgeries in the area.

Key Officials

Chief Officer: David Park
Chair: Melanie Newdick

Latest News

Briefing: What’s happening in health & social care?
From Highland health innovations to primary care in parliament – we take a look at what’s on the agenda this week…
Two-thirds of IJBs warning of budget deficits
Planned bailouts will still leave £30m black hole…
Bed-blocking continues to rise in Scottish hospitals
Gaps in social care support mean 1 in 12 beds in NHS taken up by someone who is well enough but can’t be sent home from hospital…

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