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 Argyll & Bute 

Argyll and Bute 

Argyll & Bute Community Health Partnership (CHP) is part of NHS Highland and manages acute, primary, community health and mental health services across Argyll & Bute.  These services are provided to around 88,050 people across 6,909 sq km (during the summer months the number of people in the area increases significantly due to an influx of tourists).  The CHP serves a diverse range of settlements including 6 towns, 46 villages, 156 small settlements and 26 inhabited islands.

There are three Localities within Argyll & Bute CHP:

  • Oban, Lorn & the Isles
  • Mid Argyll, Kintyre and Islay
  • Cowal, Bute, Helensburgh & Lomond

For general enquiries please call 01546 605659/605646, email:


Health and Social Care Partnership

Following on from Scottish Government legislation Argyll & Bute CHP and Argyll and Bute Council will integrate Health and Social Care Services in the form of a Health and Social Partnership.  It is planned that this will commence from April 2015. 

Please click here to find out more information about the current Health and Social care consultation 

Please click here to view the integration website.

Integration newsletter

March 2015

December 2014

November 2014


Latest CHP News

Click here to view a leaflet on Self Directed Support Public Information Sessions

Click here to view the CHP's Crisis Intervention poster

Click here to view the CHP's Route to Recovery poster

Click here to view International Nurses Day newsletter.


Autism Strategy

Please click here to view the Argyll & Bute Autism Strategy.


Islay Health Services Review Implementation Group

Please click here for more information


Building Sustainability for Health Services in Mid Argyll

Please click here for more information


Argyll & Bute Community Planning Partnership

Please click here to access a copy of the Integrated Children's Service Plan.


Social Media

Please feel free to join us on Twitter and Facebook

Click here to get a behind the scenes view of NHS Highland services and the people who provide them.


Health and Wellbeing Directory

The CHP has recently produced a directory of local services for health and wellbeing for local areas:

Mid Argyll, Kintyre and Islay

Oban, Lorn & the Isles

Helensburgh & Lomond

Cowal & Bute


Reshaping Care for Older People Newsletter

October 2013

March 2013

October 2012


Patient Travel Guide 

Please click here for a copy of the Highlands & Islands patient travel guide.