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Tayside centre

V1P Tayside opened on 1st September 2015 and works along side Dundee Health & Social Care Partnership and NHS Tayside.  V1P Tayside is a well established team providing veterans services throughout the Tayside community covering Tayside- Dundee, Perthshire & Angus.

Our team consists of Veterans Peer Support Workers, Clinicians, Therapists and Administration staff.

We provide:-

  • Information and signposting
  • Understanding and listening
  • Support and social networking
  • Health and well-being
Veterans First Point Tayside (V1P Tayside)
Dundee Health & Social Care Partnership
NHS Tayside
The Cottage
Kings Cross Hospital
10 Hospital Street
Tayside NHS
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Support we offer

The V1P Tayside team offer individual/confidential appointments.  These can be booked by telephone 01382424029 or by texting Appointment to 07811471443 and the team will organise an appointment for you.  We fully understand that attending such appointments may seem daunting we therefore encourage family or friends to attend to offer support. 

Office hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. 

Clinical Appointments  -  Private confidential clinical appointments are available with a member of our clinical team.  Please contact the office to book a private/confidential clinical appointment.

Drop In Service  -  A Drop In Service is available Monday and Wednesday 09.30am to 12md and Tuesday 13.30hrs to 16.00hrs, whereby veterans are welcome to use the Drop In room to have a cup of tea or coffee, read the papers or watch TV.  During these times, the Veterans First Point Tayside team will be present to offer general support and help with any issues veterans may have, however should your query be extensive a confidential/private appointment with one of our Peer Support Workers may be required to be organised at a later date to ensure that the team are able to address any problems/issues that you may have. 

Partners Group  -  V1PTayside will be hosting a number of Partners Group evenings.  The main purposes of the evenings is to provide relaxed and safe surroundings to chat with those in similar circumstances, with members of the V1PTayside team on hand should there be any specific queries.  The Partners Group is open to wives, husbands, partners, girlfriend/boyfriend of veterans in the Tayside area.  Check out the events section for all details of the next scheduled evening and hope to see you there!

Private appointments are available with our Peer Support Worker, Christine.  Please contact the office to book a private/confidential Peer Support appointment.

Home Visits are available with our Peer Support Worker for veterans within the Tayside area who are unable to travel to our Dundee office.

The team is available by phone call or text message to offer signposting and general help/advice along with a listening ear.  V1P Tayside are here to listen, understand and obtain the right support from those who can best help veterans and the families of veterans. 

The V1P Tayside team look forward to meeting and helping veterans and their families within Tayside, Perthshire and Angus.

All these appointments can be organised by contacting the office on 01382424029 or by emailing 

Please check out for all the public transport options to Kings Cross Hospital to plan your journey in good time for your appointment.

Please note The Cottage to where V1P Tayside is located, is at the far end of the car park that runs along side the Clepington Road.  Access from the Clepington Road is for staff only.  Patients/visitors can access the Kings Cross Hospital complex via Hospital Street and can drive round within the complex to The Cottage, where parking is available.



Meet the team

Meet the V1P Tayside Team

Dr Michelle Ramage, Clinical Lead Psychotherapist  -  **More Information Coming Soon**  -  Dr Ramage can be contacted at the V1PTayside office.

Jody, Mental Health Practitioner & Adult Psychotherapist  -  **More Information Coming Soon**  -  Jody can be contacted at the V1PTayside office. 

Ed, Service Administrator  -  With 20+ years admin experience, over half of which have been spent fulfilling a variety of senior admin NHS posts, Ed brings a wealth of admin knowledge and skill to the role.  As the spouse of a former member of the Armed Forces, Ed has a genuine interest in the work of V1P Tayside and is committed to providing the team with the admin support they require to provide the best possible service to veterans and their families.  Ed can be contacted at the V1P Tayside office, Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm.

Christine, Peer Support Worker  -  Christine joined the Veterans First Point Tayside team on the 01st May 2018.  Christine served in the RAF for over 22 years at numerous stations within the UK as well as many overseas postings.  Christine has been on detachment to the Falkland Islands and Afghanistan and other locations/operations.  Christine can be contacted at the V1P Tayside office, Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm.