January Third Sector Health Hub

Find out about local organisations

To be held on Monday 20 January 2020

Posted: 17 January 2020 · Practice news

We are holding a Third Sector Health Hub at Academy Medical Centre, Academy Street, Forfar, DD8 2HA on Monday 20 January 2020 from 2 – 3.30pm.

These events are open to anyone to attend, regardless of which medical practice you are registered with. No booking required, just come down for information or a chat.

Organisations include:

  • Angus Independent Advocacy: ‘Have you or someone close to you recently been diagnosed with Dementia? Would you like to be more connected to your local community? We can support you to have your voice heard and enable you to access the right services. If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, you may benefit from Independent Advocacy.’
  • Angus Citizens Advice Bureau: provides free, confidential, independent and impartial advice and information across a wide range of topics to all residents of Angus.
  • Housing Solutions: Together housing and OT promote the range of solutions that can be considered to support people living in the community providing advice and information on housing options, technology, equipment, and adaptations across all tenures.
  • Hear Me: We provide FREE and CONFIDENTIAL counselling-face to face or over the telephone for men, women and children (aged 8+) who have been sexually abused or sexually exploited. Pathways to the future—Integrative support service that is free and confidential for survivors of abuse in Angus (12 years +) 
  • Angus Falls Service: If you have had a fall, history of falls, fear of falling, feel unsteady, poor balance, low bone density or family history of osteoporosis you can access this service by phone support, written information, home visit, level 1&2 assessment, a range of services/equipment to help with daily living, refer to appropriate services and access to Better Balance classes. Don't wait to have a fall to contact.
  • Move More ANGUSalive: If you are living with or beyond cancer in Angus, Macmillan and ANGUSalive offer a free programme to help you get and stay active. Our activities are suitable for everyone, regardless of where you are in your cancer journey.
  • Angus Alcohol and Drug Partnership (AADP): We provide information and advice regarding drug and alcohol support, treatment and recovery opportunities that are available in Angus.

If you are keen to find out more about these local organisations or if you would like to access their support then please come down to Academy Medical Centre waiting room for more information.

Further Information

Read more about the Third Sector Health Hubs, including the date of forthcoming hubs if you've missed this one! The next hub will be announced soon.

To find out more information please contact Ashley, our Patient Support Advisor, on ashleymcgregor1@nhs.net, phone 01307 462316, or just drop in.

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Academy Medical Centre

We are one of the largest GP practices in Tayside, Scotland, with approximately 10,000 patients on our list.

The surgery is open Monday to Friday from 8am - 6pm (except public holidays).

Academy Medical Centre
Academy Street
Tel: 01307 462316
Email: academymc.tayside@nhs.scot