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06-Mar-12, 22:14
Investigation launched after concerns raised

THREE staff members at Wick’s Town and County Hospital have been suspended during an ongoing internal investigation.T
he investigation follows some concerns which have been raised but not details were issued by NHS Highland. All three worked in the Harmsworth Ward.
Caithness Locality General Manager Pauline Craw said that they had spoken to all the families of patients at the hospital about the steps taken and invited “feedback from their perspective”.
Some additional staff have been drafted in to ensure the unit remains open. Harmsworth is an assessment ward for older adults with organic mental illness such as dementia.