The North Highlands hosts a fantastic range of healthcare services in both the public and private sector.

Public Sector

A large proportion of the healthcare services within the North Highlands are provided by NHS Highland.

The North Highlands accommodates a range of hospitals & healthcare facilities, offering a variety of services such as palliative care, assistance with minor injuries / ailments, physiotherapy and mental health care.

Caithness General Hospital, located in Wick, Caithness, provides a variety of medical services to all the community throughout the North Highland area. For serious casualties or emergencies Raigmore Hospital in Inverness is the main acute district hospital for the whole Highland region. It also provides a range of medical speciality services.

A comprehensive list of the available hospitals across the county can be found here.

Similarly, the Caithness & Sutherland region has a range of medical practices, offering GP & nurse appointments. Likewise, a range of dental practices operate across the county, delivering high quality NHS services.

For a full list of services across Caithness and Sutherland provided by the NHS, please click here.

Private Sector

There are pharmacists located throughout the North Highlands, complementing the NHS Highland services, providing over-the-counter medication, advice and prescription collection.

Across the North Highlands, there are highly skilled and qualified individuals – working to provide exceptional services to complement those already provided by NHS Highland.

There are a vast range of healthcare services offered across the region including osteopathy, podiatry, physiotherapy and hearing and sight care. In addition, the North Highlands offers a wide range of care services, from care at home to residential nursing and care facilities.

For a full comprehensive list of private healthcare services offered in Caithness, please click here.

For a full comprehensive list of private healthcare services offered in Sutherland, please click here.

The North Highlands is also home to a number of complementary and alternative healthcare providers, including Vitality in Wick and New Health Horizons in Thurso.