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  • Scottish Parliament prevention roundtable – Tackling the underlying causes of inequality

    • 23 Mar 2017
    • Identify cost effective actions

    The Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee held a roundtable session on prevention on Tuesday 21 March 2017. We were delighted to be asked to field two witnesses as a...

  • Launch of the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework

    • 16 Mar 2017
    • Public health data

    NHS Health Scotland is today hosting the Scottish launch of the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework. The framework was developed through the joint efforts of lead age...

  • Reconnecting public health and housing

    • 14 Mar 2017
    • Place

    The Scottish Public Health Network (ScotPHN) has produced a practical guide which is designed to help people working within the public health and housing fields to be more eff...

  • Cancer Screening and Inequalities Event

    • 14 Mar 2017
    • Health inequality

    A national Scottish Cancer Screening and Inequalities Event is being held today (14th March) in Edinburgh. Attended by around 80 delegates from across the country, the event a...

  • No Smoking Day 2017

    • 08 Mar 2017
    • Smoking

    This year, ASH Scotland’s No Smoking Day campaign focuses on the vital role of support in successfully stopping smoking. Smoking affects a higher proportion of people in our m...

  • Response to Dying from Inequality report

    • 06 Mar 2017
    • Mental health

    The Samaritans have, today, published a report, Dying from inequality – socioeconomic disadvantage and suicidal behaviour.  The report explains how living in an area of depriv...

  • Work can be good for health, but not all jobs are equal

    • 23 Feb 2017
    • Employment

    Today we have published ‘Health outcomes and determinants by occupation and industry in Scotland, 2008–2011’.  This report looks at the importance of paid, secure employment i...

  • Analysis finds widening inequalities in wealth

    • 15 Feb 2017
    • Wealth

    The Scottish Government yesterday published new analysis of wealth inequality in Scotland with some key findings. The wealthiest 1% own more wealth than the bottom 50% of the...

  • NHS Health Scotland welcomes the new Child Poverty Bill

    • 10 Feb 2017
    • Children

    Today we welcome the Child Poverty Bill and share its ambition to eradicate child poverty in Scotland. It builds on the Scottish Governments existing measurement framework, an...

  • Response to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health report

    • 26 Jan 2017
    • Children

    Today’s report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is a timely and welcome reminder of the relationship between a fairer and a healthier Scotland. I...