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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:


Latest CHP News

Click here to view the CHP's Crisis Intervention poster

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


Autism Strategy

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

Please click here to access details on the Scottish Autism Award.

Inspiring Nursing

To coincide with International Nurses’ Day on 12th May a newsletter featuring some of the excellent work of A & B nurses is available here 


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


Review of Out of Hours Radiology Services

Please click here for more information on this review


Chaplaincy Services

Please click here to find out more about the Chaplaincy services available within the CHP


Social Media

Please feel free to join us on Twitter and Facebook

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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.