Scotland – a water wellness destination

New research commissioned by VisitScotland, found that almost three quarters of UK adults (73%) think that being near water can reduce stress levels, while nearly two thirds (65%) believe it can reduce anxiety and depression. This has sparked a campaign which highlights Scotland as a Water Wellness destination.  Here in the North Highlands, we’re surrounded

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The powerful waters of the North Coast.

We caught up on the BBC Radio 4 Open Country programme from last week where the focus was on Surfing on Scotland’s North Coast. Listening to the programme made me smile. Thankfully, it’s not just us at recruit north highlands that think the north highlands is truly wonderful and although I personally, have never surfed

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The North Highlands, home of inspiration.

Initially, this blog was inspired by World Book Day (today). It made us think about the highland landscape and the numerous authors that have used it as a source of inspiration. Writers describing every beautiful detail to share their tales, encouraging readers to use their imagination to experience the wide-open spaces, the ferocity of the

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Medical professions with a breath of fresh air

Earlier this year, staff at Caithness General Hospital celebrated as they received praise for their training of junior doctors. The good news came after the Scotland Deanery paid a visit and remarked on the excellent training facilities. Emma Watson, NHS Highland’s associate director for Medical Education, Quality and Transformation commented that “The team in Wick, supported

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