At NHS Shetland, we are always happy to hear from you.

The information below will help direct you to the right department. If you are unsure, please contact the switchboard at the Gilbert Bain Hospital by telephoning 01595 743000

NHS Shetland Board Headquarters
Upper Floor Montfield, Burgh Road
01595 743060

Gilbert Bain Hospital
South Road
01595 743000

Hospital information

Other ways to get in touch
Contact information is available in many places on our website. Some frequently sought areas include:


News and Media
Email the Communications Team - between 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Alternatively, please call 0300 365 7167 during the same hours.

The Communications Team runs an out of hours service for urgent enquiries only between 8am-8pm at weekends. This does not include routine media enquiries.

In the event of an emergency out with these hours, please contact the Gilbert Bain Hospital Switchboard on 01595 743000 and ask to speak with the senior manager on call.