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 Angus McKellar, Medical Director 01851 708050

Ann McHale, PA to Medical Director 01851 708050

Dr Jacek Rycher, Clinical Lead 01851 704704, ext 2307

Rhona McGuire, Rota Master & PA to Clinical Lead 01851 704704, ext 2307

Caroline Picker, Education Manager 01851 704704, ext 2480

Mira Ostrowska, Medical Staffing 01851 762004