Highlands & Islands Ecosystem Meeting 26 November 2018


Welcome to the Launch of the Highlands and Islands Ecosystem for mental health and active healthy ageing.

Our focus for this first meeting was rural mental health, with presentations from stakeholders on projects and initiatives underway.  Workshops provided participants with the opportunity to contribute their views on future priorities and ideas for our next meeting on active healthy ageing. 

For copies of the presentations and workshop outputs see below.


Programme content



10.15       James Cameron                   HIE

10.20       Andy Bleaden                      ECHAlliance


Scene Setting: The Rural Dimension


10.35     Hugo van Woerden                NHS Highland

10.50     Mark Grindle                          University of Highlands and Islands

11.05     Tara French                            Glasgow School of Art

11.20     Helen McLeod                        Bridge a Gap

11.35     Ruth Webster                         The Hive and Mikeysline

11.50     Bruce Armstrong                    Support In Mind Scotland


12.05    5 minute pitches

            David Sim                                  Open Brolly

            Tim Agnew                               Decider


12.15   Workshop session


Ecosystem Presentations


Bridge a Gap



Workshop Outputs

To Join the Conversation content

To Join the Conversation

The Ecosystem is now on LinkedIn and we’ve created a private Group, Connect with us through Highlands & Islands Ecosystem for Rural Mental Health & Active Healthy Ageing LinkedIn Group. 

The Group provides members the ability to opt into a social platform where they can communicate with each other. 

You must first connect with Scottish Rural Health partnership;and then using the search for groups  feature at the top of your Linkedin homepage for Highlands and Islands Ecosystem. 

Once you're a group member, you can explore the latest conversations on the conversations page, start or participate actively in conversations and comment on workshop outputs. 





Highlands and Islands Ecosystem Partners:


Highlands and Islands Enterprise logoScottish Rural Health Partnership - Education | Innovation | Research | Communities

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