Dates for your Diary
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 starts on Monday 22nd May, in MONTROSE. There are still places available on this course. You can refer a patient who would like to attend by contacting us with their name, address and phone number. Courses run throughout the year, rotating localities in Angus.
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 meeting of the Angus Arthritis forum will take place on Wednesday 7th June from 6.30-8.30pm within the Lintrathen Room, WHCCC, Forfar. We are delighted to welcome Dr Kathryn Martin from Aberdeen University, who will be talking to the group about 'Why physical activity should be prescribed for every arthritis patient - top tips for optimal arthritis management' and will be available to answer any questions over coffee/tea.
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. Note that we are no longer repeating topics in each locality, so the forum will rotate around Angus venues, with 6 meetings per year.
The next Angus Diabetes Forum will take place on Thursday 15th June from 6.30pm-8.30pm at the Links Health Centre, Montrose, when the topic will be Foot Care, with a podiatrist on hand to answer any questions.
Fatigue Self Management Course - for adults living with fatigue. Courses, which are delivered by a multi-disciplinary team, run throughout the year, rotating localities in Angus. Places must be booked in advance on these courses, and this can be done via email@example.com Contact us for more information on course dates and venues.
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
If patients would like to receive direct email updates from us regarding forum topics and dates, they can also contact us at this email address.