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Welcome to the April 2017 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. Also, if you are the author of an area on HI-Net and have any content to update, please get in touch.

Thank you for your time!

Kind Regards,

Bince Thomas

Latest News

April Events Calendar

Paths for All Walk Leader course – Aberdeen

The Walk Aberdeen project will be holding a Walk Leader course in Aberdeen on 18th April 2017.

Location: Lounge, Westburn Outdoor Centre, Westburn Park, Aberdeen AB25 3DE
Time: 10:00 – 16:00

For more info, or to book, Please visit:

Please note that priority for places will be given to volunteers from the Walk Aberdeen project, but volunteers from other projects will be welcome to attend free of charge if there are spare places available.

The Med-Chi Lecture – Thursday, 20 April 2017

Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society, Med-Chi Hall, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, 7pm

Healthy Working Lives Walks 2017

The Healthy Working Lives Team would like to invite all staff to join us for their first walk of the year on 23 April 2017 up the Back O’Bennachie , will have a stop for a Picnic Lunch and take in the views

If you would like to join , please call Paula Bray on 57695 or email paula.bray@nhs.net with your name and those of anyone who will be joining in.

For more information : April Walking Poster 2017

RGU School of Nursing & Midwifery, Research Seminar

Tuesday 25 April 2017, Time: 4-5pm, Room: H230, FoHSC Building, RGU Garthdee Campus, Garthdee Rd, Aberdeen AB10 7GJ.

Stroke Training Course/Study Day -2017

These trainings takes place various dates throughout the year 2017 in different locations(Woodend Hospital, Dr Gray’s Hospital and Suttie Centre)

 healthpoint Campaign

The healthpoint hold monthly campaigns inclusive of activity weeks for the staff and public to take a practical approach to health with help from specialist services. These campaigns are all done in line with both local and national campaigns. Please see the healthpoint campaigns below.

April 2017

Mental Health

Mental Health – Top tips (key messages) for positive mental health discussed with a trained advisor which incorporate lifestyle choices such as diet and exercise, social groups and relaxation techniques and classes. Stress management tips.
Access to support groups/organizations and counseling services provided in the local community.

Useful Websites:-


healthpoint and healthline offer free, confidential advice and information on a number of health concerns: 08085 20 20 30

Other National/ Global Health Campaigns

HI-Net 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.

We hope you enjoyed this edition of the HI-Net Members’ Bulletin! The next edition will be circulated  in May 2017.

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