HI-Net Members’ Bulletin – October 2017

Welcome to the October 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.

I would like to use this to introduce myself as the new HI-Net Advisor. I will be working part time from Tuesdays through to Friday. Please get in touch with any updates or changes to the website and i will do my best to help with any queries.

Thank you for your time!

Kind Regards,
Hollie Knox

October Events Calendar

Med-Chi Lecutre – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

This Med-Chi lecture will take place at Medico-Chirurgical Hall, Medical School, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD. On Thursday 5th October 2017 from 7pm – 9pm.

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 )

RGU School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Seminar Programme- October 2017

Monday 9th October 4-5pm, N108 Sir Ian Wood Building, Garthdee Campus

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.

October 2017

Breast Cancer and Cancer Awareness

www.breastcancercare.org.uk   www.macmillan.org.uk  www.nhsghpcat.org

Recommended leaflets:

Lumps aren’t the only sign of breast cancer

Breast Awareness

National leaflet if available (The early signs of bowel cancer are often hidden)


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 November 2017.

In this Section

Submit News

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

Submit Events

To submit your event (e.g. training session, conference, workshop and so on) please email HI-Net on hinet@nhs.net

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