Network Oban Lorn and the Inner Isles


The purpose of the network is to develop local partnership working and planning for health improvement activity in the Oban Lorn and Inner Isles area.   Our network has representation from public sector,  business and voluntary sector.

We meet on a regular basis throughout the year with short meetings  (max 2 hours) to inform, share and learn from each other to  support our communities in Oban, Lorn and the Isles.


This year’s funding for the OLI Health and Wellbeing Fund is now open for applications.

We are inviting organisations to submit small bids, of up to £200.

This year funding is available for increasing physical activity and/or supporting self-management of long term health conditions. We also need evidence of a formal or informal link to the NHS/HSCP with your project (See question B on the application form).

Your application needs to be submitted to Kirsty McLuckie by 5pm on Tuesday 11th June.

The new application document has all the forms attached including the scoring form and monitoring report.

Guidance for Applicants HWN grants 2019-2020

HWF Application Guidance Pack 2019-20

The scoring for this application will be held on Monday 17th June, 10am, Oban Youth Cafe. Members who have not submitted applications are warmly invited to attend this scoring meeting. Please let me know if you are available.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like to discuss your application and please share with other groups who might be interested.

Acronym Directory:-

  • HSCP – Health and Social Care Partnership
  • HWN – Heath and Wellbeing Network
  • HWF – Health and Wellbeing Fund
  • OLI – Oban, Lorn and the small islands

OBAN ….Scotland’s first health town. 


Although, funding is closed at the moment, at certain times of the year money is available for small projects that meet the Joint Health Improvement Plan Priorities?  Applications of up to £2000 are invited  from  groups, organisations, public sector or individuals who are able to  demonstrate  the activity proposed will support our local action plan delivery. Currently, funding should have an emphasis on  increasing physical activity and supporting people to live better lives with long term health conditions. 

Watch this space for updates on when this funding will be open again for applications.


OLI HWN Local Plan 2018-19 May 2018


NETWORK MEETING DATES  – 2019                                                                                                Wednesday 22nd May  – 9.30- 11.30 in Oban Youth Cafe


Have you got a project that would benefit from  a helping hand?                                            For advice and guidance, please email Kirsty McLuckie, Oban, Lorn and the Isles Coordinator

Last year OLIHWN  funded projects throughout the Oban Lorn and Inner Isles area which  helped young and old, from  support services to young people ,homeless,  training to build community capacity, outdoor activities and much much more.

The funding  has supported  projects  which  have a  focus on wellness instead of illness to  improve the health of the population.  Priority  given to initiatives that  demonstrated reducing health inequalities, breaking  down barriers to participation and  which was able to   demonstrate how the planned project  supported delivery  of our four  Health Improvement Plan  Priorities :

  • Theme 1 – Getting the best start in life
  • Theme 2 – Working to ensure fairness
  • Theme 3 – Connecting people with support in their community
  • Theme 4 – Focusing on Wellness not illness

Joint Health Improvement Plan

Contact your local coordinator for further guidance

Previous meeting minutes can be found on our Members information page


OLI HWN Local Plan 2018-19 May 2018