Further delay in new Lochgilphead mental health hospital build

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NHS Highland LogoCONSTRUCTION of the proposed new mental health hospital in Lochgilphead has been delayed for a fourth time, as health chiefs say it will be late 2017 before the specialist unit opens.

NHS Highland has confirmed the 22-bed inpatient hospital, designed to replace Argyll and Bute Hospital, is scheduled to open almost five years later than initially
planned.

Read the full story in the Argyllshire Advertiser, November 21 2014. Also available online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital