Bute Health & Wellbeing Network


Coordinator: Dee James 

email address: hwnbute@ab-rc.org.uk

Anyone who is interested in improving the mental physical and emotional health and wellbeing of people on Bute is more than welcome to join the network – we have members from NHS, Education, Social work, from local community organisations, health based businesses, and representatives from the community too.


Health & Wellbeing Development Day – 13th September Update

300+ attendees benefited from the Event held in the Bute Discovery Centre.

There were 27 Stalls relating to health and wellbeing for the community of Bute

Partner organisations were:

Bute Health and Wellbeing Network
Crossroads Caring for carers
Cowal Befrienders                                                                                                                             Rothesay Pavilion
British Legion
Versus Arthritis                                                                                                                                       Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership
Argyll and Bute Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP)                                                                         Carr Gomm
11th Greenock Scouts                                                                                                                Department of working pensions                                                                                                               Help Project (16-25 year olds)                                                                                                           Family Mediation
Home Link Club
Hub (Non-alcoholic Peer Support Group)
Womb Cancer Support Uk                                                                                                                      Oral Health Improvement Practitioner
Befrienders                                                                                                                                                      Stepping Stones
Argyll and Bute Screening Engagement Practitioner
Argyll and Bute Rape Crisis
Technology Enabled Care (TEC Services)
Marie Curie                                                                                                                                               Bute Cycling Community Group                                                                                                              Macmillan
Ali Energy


Please join us for the local Bute Health & Wellbeing Network meetings…

We had a great meeting on the 1st November with inspiring feedback on funded projects provided by Rothesay Primary Pre 5 and Fiona Page of Takeaway Creative – huge thanks to both for coming along and sharing their journey .  There was plenty of discussion, ideas shared and new networks made, also lovely to see some new faces.  Minutes will be available here once confirmed.


Date of next meeting:  Friday 28th February 2020 – Green Tree Café, Moat Centre, Rothesay from 11am-1pm.  Guest speakers tbc.

The dates of meetings for the coming year (2020-21) are:

  • Friday 28th February 2020 11am until 2 pm
  • Thursday 30th April 2020 11am until 1pm
  • Tuesday 2nd June 2020 5pm until 7 pm
  • Development Day Saturday 12th September 
  • Wednesday  21st October 2020 11 am until 1pm
  • Monday 11th January 2021 11am until  1pm

We have taken feedback from our members and are trialling new days and different times to suit members please double check days and times.

The meetings will include information about grant funding, updates from the Health Improvement Team/invited presenters, presentations from local groups/organisations, networking, feedback from previous grantees, local action planning amongst many other things.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Please share widely with your networks


Links to Newsletters 

28th October 19 Bulletin

30th August Bulletin (1)

2nd August ’19 Bulletin

11th July ’19 Bulletin

13th June ’19 Bulletin

29th May ’19 Bulletin

17th April ’19 Bulletin

1st April ’19 Bulletin

6th March ’19 Bulletin

Adverse Childhood Experiences Newsletter March ’19

20th Feb Bulletin

Minutes of Previous meetings – Click links below

BHWN MEETING minutes 06.09.19

BHWN MEETING minutes 10.06.19 (1)

MEETING minutes 03.05.19

BHWN MEETING minutes 10.08.18 Meeting paper template (1) FINAL A&B Engagement Slides July 2018 (1) Questionnaire final 20.7.18 (2) 

BHWN MEETING minutes 23.05.18

BHWN MEETING minutes 21.03.18

BHWN MEETING minutes 13.12.17

BHWN MEETING minutes 04.10.17

BHWN MEETING minutes 23.06.17



Strategic Plan

Access to our local plans 1 BHWN Health Inequalities Plan Final, 2 BHWN Alcohol and Drugs Plan Final, 3 BHWN Early Years Plan Final, 4 BHWN Healthy Weight Plan Final, 5 BHWN Mental Health Wellbeing Plan Final, 6-BHWN-Older-People-Final 2, 7. BHWN Smoking Prevention final[1], 8. BHWN Teenage Transitions Final[2]