Top award for Angus Cardiac Group

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ANGUS Cardiac Group scooped the top award at the annual Self Management Award ceremony held recently at the Scottish Parliament.

Long-Term Conditions Alliance Scotland hosted the ceremony, which was attended by 130 invited guests.

The awards aim to highlight and share examples of good practice and promote a range of innovative self management work from all over Scotland.

There were 80 nominations this year covering a wide range of self management initiatives.

Individuals, voluntary organisations and health and social care organisations submitted nominations for a range of categories which included Self Management Project of the Year, Self Management Champion of the Year and Self Management Partnership of the Year.

Angus Cardiac Group won the Self Management Partnership of the Year category and Gordon Snedden, chairman of the group, was awarded the accolade Self Management Champion of the Year.

Mr Snedden said: “I am delighted to have won the Self-Management Champion of the Year award, particularly as there were so many high quality nominations from across Scotland.

“I receive so much support, not only from the partners in this project, but also from my dedicated and hard-working colleagues Linda Brown, Karen Fletcher, Lesley Higgins and Tom Brighton.”