Social Prescribing in Angus

Eight new social prescribers have been appointed in Angus to support adults access a range of vital services.  Social prescribers can help patients to access information and advice on work issues, finances, loneliness, social isolation, as well as more general signposting to community resources available locally such as activity and volunteering opportunities. This holistic approach […]

Angus Digital Doors Open Days 2020

Doors Open Days, which is co-ordinated nationally by the Scottish Civic Trust, will take place in Angus during the weekend of 12 and 13 September 2020. In light of the circumstances, Doors Open Days is going digital for 2020. Scotland’s biggest free festival of architecture will present its largest ever digital offering this September, as […]

ANGUSalive reopening proposals

ANGUSalive is excited to announce an update on its reopening plans. ANGUSalive Sport & Leisure venues will begin reopening from 14 September, 2020 – the original date set by the Scottish Government. This is to enable the important safety processes and procedures to be put in place as well as complete the necessary training for all employees. […]

Appeal for Volunteers for Covid 19 Vaccine Trials

  Tayside residents are being invited to register their interest in taking part in local COVID-19 vaccine trials by signing up to the UK COVID-19 vaccine registry.   There are a number of COVID-19 vaccines currently being identified and safety tested.  Researchers are looking for people from all backgrounds, ages and parts of the UK, including […]

New app to help with IBS

NHS Tayside launches new app to help people living with IBS   People living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are set to benefit from a new app launched by NHS Tayside, in partnership with digital health service provider, Inhealthcare.   IBS is a chronic condition often associated with abdominal pain and discomfort and changes in bowel […]

Local Blood Collection Sessions

  Blood collection sessions will be held as follows: Montrose* Town Hall Melville Gardens Thursday 3 and Monday 7 September 2.20pm – 4.00pm 5.30pm – 7.30pm Dundee* Marryat Hall Tuesdays 12.30pm – 3:20pm  4:30pm – 7:30pm Wednesdays 10.00am – 1.30pm Fridays 10.00am – 1.00pm 2.00pm – 3.30pm *These sessions are run by appointments. Please call […]

Blood Donors required Urgently

Blood donors around Scotland are being urged to keep donating to support patients in need, as the tremendous response from blood donors during the pandemic, particularly new donors, begin to wane. At the height of lockdown, blood donation appointments were often booked up as far as four weeks in advance. However, with the relaxation of […]

ANGUSalive Family Bike Bubble sessions

  An exciting outdoors activity to increase access to cycling is being introduced this July by ANGUSalive following four months of closure due to COVID-19. ANGUSalive has been awarded funding by Blazing Saddles, an All Ability Mobile Cycling hub administered by FABB Scotland (Facilitating Access and Breaking Barriers) to provide the fun sessions.  FABB Scotland’s primary aim is to facilitate […]

Residents asked to check NHS contact details

Tayside residents are being asked to provide their GP practice with up-to-date contact details. GPs, hospitals and community teams are providing healthcare in new ways.  As more appointments are carried out by phone or video, and to help with contact tracing for the Test and Protect programme, it is more important than ever that health services […]

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