Belford Hospital, Fort William and Caithness General Hospital, Wick

Hospital A&E Information

A & E services at Belford Hospital, Fort William and Caithness General Hospital, Wick are provided by general surgeons. At the Dr MacKinnon Memorial Hospital/Broadford Hospital, Skye, a surgeon provides the service with a team of general practitioners. A CT scanner is available in Fort William but not in Wick or Skye. Belford and Caithness General Hospitals have small rehabilitation units mainly run by physicians and predominantly for elderly patients.

Reviews, Plans and Strateigies

Report of the working group on Services for people with brain injury 2002 is a review of services following the SNAP report and was compiled by a group chaired by Dr Cameron Stark. It estimates the number of people with a brain injury in Highland, their needs, what services are available and what changes they would recommend. However, there are currently no specific plans for services for people with ABI.

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