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Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland

Record Number: 1632

Third Floor, Rosebery House
9 Haymarket Terrace
EH12 5EZ

Phone: 0131 225 6963

Freephone Advice Line (staffed by specialist nurses): 0808 801 0899
Mon-Fri: 9.30am-4.00pm
An answerphone is available at other times

Email: Website:


Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland is an independent medical charity which aims to improve the quality of life for people affected by chest, heart and stroke illness, through programmes of medical research, health education and promotion, advice and information and the provision of services for people who suffer from these illnesses.

The Charity offers advice on prevention of Chest, Heart and Stroke related problems and gives support to those who have these illnesses. A range of leaflets are available which help to give advice and information on how to cope.

A Community Stroke Service (CSS) offers support to people who have had a stroke with specific focus on those with communication problems as a result of a stroke. Weekly groups operate throughout the region. Over 60 CSS groups operate throughout Scotland (Head Office will give local contact addresses) and help is offered for new affiliated clubs starting up. The CSS offer a wide range of services to meet the needs of those who have had a stroke, with a particular focus on communication problems.

Self help groups for stroke and heart patients operate throughout Scotland and can provide information and local contacts. Many of these groups are affiliated to Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland:

WRVS Cuppa Club, Aberdeen
Future Choices, Aberdeen
Step Ahead, Aberdeen
The Carron Stroke Group, Stonehaven
Exercise After Stroke, Stonehaven
Inverurie and District Stroke Group
Exercise After Stroke, Inverurie (EASI)
Foos Yer Doos Sing Song Club, Inverurie
Huntly Stroke Club, Huntly
Contact Stroke Club, Fraserburgh
Elgin Stroke Friends
Moray Stroke Folks Forres

CSS Groups:
Banchory Stroke Club
Elgin Stroke Group
Community Stroke Service Moray
Community Stroke Service North Aberdeen
Community Stroke Service South Aberdeen

Welfare Grants
Grants are available to individuals to assist with heating bills, the installation of telephones or covering the cost of a holiday. Applications are made through Social Workers or Health Visitors. Maximum grant £2000.

More Information

Area Covered: Aberdeen / Aberdeenshire / Moray

Aberdeenshire Coverage: Banff & Buchan / Buchan / Formartine / Garioch / Kincardine & Mearns / Marr

Opening Hours:

Mon-Fri: 9.00pm-4.30pm

Referral: Grant applications are by referral through Social Workers or Health Visitors

Scottish Charity No.: SC018761

Contacts & Addresses

Individual Contacts:

Director of Community Services: Linda Morrow

Director of Advice and Support: Margaret Somerville

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Last Updated: 2017-12-19 14:48:46   
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