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  • Scotland's alcohol problem persists

    • 21 Jun 2017
    • Alcohol

    NHS Health Scotland has today published the latest data on Scotland’s relationship with alcohol. The report, Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy: Monitoring...

  • Place Standard Tool wins excellence award

    • 16 Jun 2017
    • Place standard

    The Place Standard Tool, developed by NHS Health Scotland, the Scottish Government and Architecture Design Scotland, has won the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) award f...

  • New 5 year strategic framework for action

    • 14 Jun 2017
    • Corporate

    Today, we have published our new strategic framework for action, ‘A Fairer Healthier Scotland 2017–22’. It sets out how we will continue in our mission to reduce health inequa...

  • Maximising the role of NHS Scotland in reducing health inequalities

    • 13 Jun 2017
    • Identify effective actions

    A new resource has been produced by NHS Health Scotland to support NHS Boards in reducing health inequalities. The resource, ‘Maximising the Role of NHS Scotland in Reducing H...

  • Guidance for public following Manchester attack

    • 24 May 2017
    • Corporate

    In the aftermath of the terror attack in Manchester, we are signposting people who are experiencing stress or upset to the NHS inform website. It includes Scottish Government...

  • Place Standard film and evaluation report launched

    • 18 May 2017
    • Place standard

    NHS Health Scotland and partners have today published a short film about the Place Standard and an evaluation of how it is being implemented across Scotland.  The places and s...

  • Our performance - Scottish Parliament evidence session

    • 16 May 2017
    • Corporate

    The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee heard evidence today on our priorities and performance as a public sector organisation. This is part of their scrutiny int...

  • 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...