Network Mid Argyll

The Mid Argyll Health and Wellbeing Network enjoys a healthy membership of over 150 people, and is coordinated by Antonia Baird.
Anyone who is interested in improving the health of people in mid Argyll is welcome to join the network – we have members from the NHS, from local community organisations, health based businesses, and community representatives.

We meet at least 4 times a year, to network, build partnerships, share knowledge, enjoy presentations and participate in a healthy lunch.

In between meetings, members receive bulletins with relevant news and information.

NEXT MEETING: 25th October 2017: 10:30-12:30 plus one hour for networking lunch; Lochgilphead Community Centre.   Health Inequalities theme, including rural isolation – please contact the coordinator if you wish to tell us about your work!

Meetings for year and their themes, 2017-18:

  • 24th January 2018 – Volunteering and Prevention themes.

All meetings take place in Lochgilphead Community Centre from 10:30 – 12:30, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Grant timetable, 2017:

The funding for 2017-18 has been announced and the mid Argyll network has £12,778 to allocate. Well done to the successful appliccants in Round 1- we must now rush to Round 2.

The second round of mid Argyll Health and Wellbeing funding is now on offer with £6,498 available, and a closing date of Friday 8th September  NOW EXTENDED TO MIDNIGHT, 5TH OCTOBER!!!.    Please get your thinking caps on for keep well events over winter, social and community activity for Christmas and New Year.  There is a possibility of a spending freeze so I am keen to get this money out to you soon.

If you are unsure if your project will meet the criteria or you have any questions about the form, happy to answer questions.

If you have information that you would like to share with the network, please email it to the coordinator; alternatively if you want to keep up to date, just ask to be on the mailing list.

The mid Argyll network Plan is here: WORKPLAN FOR MID ARGYLL NETWORK- update August 2017

If you want to know more, please get in touch with the coordinator.

Antonia.Baird@argyll-bute.gov.uk

01546 604270/07880 051520