Angus Health and Social Care Partnership

Angus HSCP manages all operational adult health and social care services in Angus though the Chief Officer. The Chief Officer acts on behalf of the Chief Executive of Angus Council and the Chief Executive of NHS Tayside. The Chief Officer of Angus HSCP ensures that all decisions made by the Angus IJB are delivered.

The services for which are operated by Angus HSCP include:

  • Unplanned admissions to hospital
  • Primary care services including GPs and community nursing
  • Allied health professionals, for example physiotherapists and occupational therapists
  • Social work assessment
  • Social work services for adults and older people
  • Services and support for adults with physical disabilities and learning disabilities
  • Community mental health services
  • Community dental, ophthalmic and pharmaceutical services
  • Support for carers


  • Work with communities
  • Focus on prevention and enablement
  • Be realistic: provide safe and effective services in an increasingly challenging financial environment
  • Be more creative, courageous and innovative
  • Build for a future where digital technologies are more integrated in our work and used more widely by the population
  • Deliver on out plans


  • Take control of your own health and wellbeing
  • Keep active whatever your stage in life
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Be informed about how to best address your health concerns
  • Be mindful of the wellbeing of others in your community
  • Get involved in your local community
  • Join our conversations to help shape health and social care services for the future

The partnership has representatives from:

  • NHS Tayside
  • Angus Council
  • Third sector organisations
  • Independent Contractors such as GPs
  • Local pharmacists
  • Care Home and Home Care Providers
  • These organisations will share information and provide more co-ordinated services to local people.

This will improve the quality and consistency of services for patients, service users, carers, families and communities.

The work of the partnership is overseen by the Integration Joint Board.

Planning health and social care in Angus will now take place in four localities:

  • North West (Forfar/Kirriemuir)
  • North East (Brechin/Edzell/Montrose)
  • South West (Monifieth/Carnoustie)
  • South East (Arbroath/Friockheim)

The Angus 6 REasons for Improvement and Transformation in Health and Social Care

  • REbalance care, maximising support for people in their own homes
  • REconfigure access to services delivering a workable geographic model of care outside the home
  • REalise a sustainable workforce delivering the right care in the right place
  • REspond to early warning signs and risks in the delivery of care
  • REsource care efficiently, making the best use of the resources available to us
  • RElease the potential of technology

The 6 REasons will ensure that we are able to match resources to our transformational and improvement activity and monitor progress.