Here is a brief overview of available courses and forums facilitated by Angus Health & Social Care Partnership over the next few months. Any adults living in Angus or registered with an Angus GP are invited to participate.
Angus Arthritis Forum - for adults affected by any type of Arthritis. A relevant talk by a health care or other professional and a chance to ask questions and socialise with others over a cuppie. No need to book, no charge, and patients can bring a friend or family member for support. This forum rotates around Angus localities, with 4 meetings in 2017.
The next Angus Arthritis Forum will take place on Wednesday 8th November from 6.30-8-30pm, at the Links Health Centre, Montrose, when Dietitian Juliet Miller, will be talking about 'Diet and Arthritis', with the opportunity to ask questions afterwards.
Angus Diabetes Forum - for adults affected by Type 2 diabetes. A relevant talk by a health care or other professional and a chance to ask questions and socialise with others over a cuppie. No need to book, no charge, and patients can bring a friend or family member for support. Patients may attend any forum that suits them, not just the one in their own locality.
The next Angus Diabetes Forum will take place on Thursday 19th October from 3-5pm in the Health Education Room at Springfield Medical Centre, Arbroath, when people are invited to test their knowledge of their condition via a quiz, with plenty of opportunity to ask questions along the way. A second quiz will be held on Thursday 7th December from 6.30-8.30pm at the Links Health Centre, Montrose.
Chronic Pain Self Management Course - for adults living with persistent pain. These courses are run by Pain Association Scotland over a 5 week period, and places must be booked in advance. Each session lasts 2.5 hours, and patients will get most benefit from attending the full course. The next course begin on Tuesday 27th February 2018 in MONIFIETH. Courses run throughout the year, rotating localities in Angus.
Fatigue Self Management Course - for adults living with persistent fatigue. Courses, which are delivered by a multi-disciplinary team over a 4 week period, run throughout the year, rotating localities in Angus. Courses will be starting in Forfar in February and in Brechin in May 2018. Places must be booked in advance on these courses, and this can be done via email@example.com
If you would like further information about any of these self management options, please contact the Primary Care Team on 01307 474889 or firstname.lastname@example.org