NHS Orkney is the smallest territorial health board in Scotland and is responsible for the health care of the population of Orkney, which is made up of approximately 21,500 people. We employ around 620 staff and provide a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services.
'Be the best remote and rural care provider in the UK'
- To Optimise health
- To Optimise care
- To Optimise cost
The overall purpose of Orkney NHS Board is to ensure the efficient, effective and accountable governance of the NHS Orkney system, and to provide strategic leadership and direction for the system as a whole.