NHS Western Isles

Please find below general information for all trainees on placement in NHS Western Isles.

There is one hospital on the Island where DDiT are placed – Western Isles Hospital (WIH)

Hospital Accommodation is available approx 5 min walk from the Hospital. Hotel services deal with all requests for accommodation - the main contacts are Marina Maclean and Joan Chisholm – 01851 704704 ext 2138 or 2136.

Parking at the WIH is free of charge and there is a frequent bus services to the centre of town.

A leaflet that has been developed for the life in Western Isles that can be found here: http://www.wihb.scot.nhs.uk/wihrr.pdf

Useful contacts:

Dr Frank Mcauley, Medical Director 01851 708050

Ann McHale, PA to Medical Director 01851 708050

Isla Macdiarmid, Rota Master 01851 704704

Kirsty Tait, Medical Education Coordinator 01851 704704

Mira Ostrowska, HR Adviser Medical Staffing 01851 762004