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  • Reducing inequality in immunisation uptake

    • 21 Apr 2017
    • Health inequality

    European Immunisation Week 2017 Immunisation is one of the most cost effective ways to improve public health. It can be made available to everyone who needs it, including more...

  • New inequality briefing: Income, wealth and poverty

    • 11 Apr 2017
    • Income

    Today, NHS Health Scotland has published the latest in the series of inequality briefings, this time on income, wealth and poverty.  The briefing explores why inequalities in...

  • New Mental Health Strategy

    • 31 Mar 2017
    • Mental health

    NHS Health Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s Mental Health Strategy. The importance of tackling health inequalities to achieve good mental health for all is recogn...

  • National Health and Homelessness Event

    • 28 Mar 2017
    • Homeless people

    We are hosting the Scottish Health and Homelessness event today (28 March) in Edinburgh. The event aims to bring people together from different sectors to hear from key speake...

  • 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...