Health & Wellbeing Development Days November 2018

The Health development days were held over 2 days on the 21st and 22nd of November. Day 1  “Supporting People to Live Better and More Active Lives” event had over  70 attendees at the Inveraray Inn. This event was open to different organisations including third sector, NHS and council employees and public. Please see the […]

Health Fund up for Grabs!

Argyll and Bute CHP is delighted to announce that it is continuing to fund local health and wellbeing initiatives. Despite ongoing pressure on health budgets a total of £66,700 will be distributed as follows: Bute:  £5,900, Cowal: £11,555, Helensburgh: £16,416, Islay & Jura: £3,156,  Kintyre £6,502, Mid Argyll: £7,511, Mull, Coll & Tiree: £3,504, Oban […]

Health and Wellbeing Grant Makes a Difference

The grant fund is a small pot of money that helps people to run health improvement projects. Last year we carried out a review, with the help of the Social Value Lab, to see what difference the grant fund makes in Argyll and Bute. People told us they really valued the grant fund and that […]

Breathing Space Day – 1st Feb 2015

Breathing Space Day encourages everyone in Scotland to take some time out to look after their mental wellbeing. For 2015 our theme is ‘Stay Connected’ and promotes the benefits of keeping in touch with friends, family and loved ones. Maintaining and building social connections in your life can increase feelings of self-worth, happiness and self-confidence. If you […]

Physical Activity Strategy

Partners involved in health in Argyll and Bute launch a new strategy to increase levels of physical activity. There is something that everyone can do that will have a lasting positive impact on their health; this is taking 30 minutes of physical activity on most days of the week. Physical activity is free and can […]

Loneliness and Isolation

50 people attended a conference in Inveraray on 2nd December to hear about the risks associated with loneliness and to consider what need to happen to reduce the risks to health.  The following report was produced. If you would like more information please email alison.mcgrory@nhs.net Report Social Isolation Conference 2 Dec 14

Start The Conversation

The “Start the Conversation” campaign, is being launched across Argyll and Bute to raise awareness of the importance of having a Power of Attorney granted to a trusted relative or friend. This campaign is a partnership between NHS Highland, Argyll and Bute Council, and the Third Sector Partnership.