Wheelchair Provision – Changes

On 1 July 2023, the Red Cross stopped its short-term wheelchair loan service. A range of options remain available if people require a wheelchair and these are described below: Tayside Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Service (TORT) TORT will assess, prescribe and provide wheelchairs for those in need of a wheelchair for permanent and substantial use (normally […]

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21 June 2023

Welcome to the briefing from the Angus Integration Joint Board (IJB).  It is hoped this short summary will help to provide some details about the work taking place in Angus to support health and social integration.  We are always interested in any feedback and if you want to leave comments, details of how these can

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Public Holiday 24 July 2023

Most GP surgeries in Tayside will be closed on Monday 24 July. Please ensure you have enough of your regular medication before the public holiday and only order what you need. Make sure you get the right care in the right place this summer. Find out more at

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Carers Week 2023

At the start of this year’s Carers Week 2023, I would like to take the opportunity to say a huge and heartfelt thank you to each and every one of the unpaid carers in Angus.   All carers are unique – there is no such thing as a typical carer. A carer is someone who provides support to

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Live Better, Longer Event

We are delighted to share some images from the Live Better, Longer Event which was held yesterday in the Reid Hall, Forfar. The partnership event was hosted by Angus Community Planning Partnership on behalf of Angus Council, Angus Health and Social Care Partnership and ANGUSalive. The event was designed to help residents and stakeholders have

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Neurological Enhanced Community Support

The Neurological Enhanced Community Support (NECS) project was funded by monies from the Scottish Government to support the Neurological Care & Support Framework. It provided a proactive and comprehensive wrap-around support service for neurological patients with a focus on people with MS and Huntington’s disease. The main aim was to prevent crisis management and maintain

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Angus launch of Care Opinion

Angus residents can now feedback on local health services following the Angus launch of Care Opinion on Tuesday, 4 April.  Angus Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) is committed to hearing from Angus residents about their experiences of using health services. Patient feedback will be used to inform and improve service provision going forward. Gail Smith, Chief Officer

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Duty Of Candour Report 2022/23

The organisational Duty of Candour provision of the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 (The Act) and The Duty of Candour Procedure (Scotland) Regulations 2018 set out the procedure that organisations providing health services, care services and social work services in Scotland are required by law to follow when there has been

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