HI-Net Bulletin September 2016

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Welcome to the September 2016 edition of the HI-Net Members’ Bulletin!

We hope you find this bulletin useful, and like always we welcome your feedback, requests and comments. Just contact the HI-Net Team on hinet@nhs.net to get in touch.

Thank you for your time!

Kind Regards,

Bince Thomas


Latest News

  • Health Improvement Officer- Neighbourhoods  The Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership – Public Health Team now require an enthusiastic and self motivated individual who has the ability to work flexibly with a range of colleagues and partners to create opportunities for development within the city. Closing date Wednesday 14th September 2016. To find out more please click on the following link View the vacancy online
  • Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid for Young People A course is available for anyone who wants to be a mental health first aider to offer support to young people and professional groups from junior to senior level management. To find out more Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid for Young People
  • The Active Aberdeen Partnership (AAP) is now seeking to appoint a Voluntary Chairperson with the energy, vision and ambition that will help drive forward the AAP’s work. To find out more please click on the following link Active Aberdeen Partnership Candidate Pack. Closing date Friday 9th September 2016
  • Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership are conducting a learning needs survey to identify what opportunities should be made available to support people whose work brings them in contact with the people or issues that are affected by alcohol or drugs.Please click on the following link to complete the questionnaire Alcohol and Drugs Learning needs survey.

Events Calendar September 2016

‘Improving Health: Developing Effective Practice’ Training course

This training takes place on following dates:

Induction – Wednesday 14 September 2016
Day 1 – Tuesday 4 October 2016
Day 2 – Tuesday 8 November 2016
Day 3 – Tuesday 29 November 2016   at Teaching & Conference Room, South Block, Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen

Raising the Issue of Smoking Training Course  20th September at Dunbarney House, Elgin.

Caring  for Smiles 22nd September at The Health Village, Aberdeen.

Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid Training Course  29th and 30th September 2016 at Hillhead Central Building, Don Street, Aberdeen

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Suicide Prevention

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Other National/ Global Health Campaigns

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Content Updates



If you would like to include your news and/or events in future bulletins please get in touch by contacting the HI-Net team on hinet@nhs.net. Also, if you are the author of an area on HI-Net and have any content to update, please get in touch.

We hope you enjoyed this edition of the HI-Net Members’ Bulletin! The next edition will be circulated next month in October.



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Submit News

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Submit Campaign

Do you have a campaign related to health improvement you would like to share? Submit your campaign to HI-Net on hinet@nhs.net