Further Reading

Dewar Committee of 1912

We will list links to resources elsewhere on the web about Dewar and related articles.  If you can suggest more, please do get in touch.


Dr Roger McNeill and public health in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland: Journal of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.  JW Sheets, 2011.

Highlands and Islands Medical Service (HIMS) on 60 Years of NHS Scotland website

Wikipedia article on the Dewar Report

Wikipedia article on the Highlands & Islands Medical Service


Highland Doctor – dramatised account of how healthcare in the Outer Hebrides was improved after 1912 (Scotland on Screen)


The Centre for Rural Health Photo Exhibition was put together on Flickr in 2010

Supporting Organisations

Highland Archive Service

Highlife Highland

Panamint Cinema