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  • 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...

  • Comment on Health and Sport Committee Findings

    • 25 Jan 2017
    • Diet

    NHS Health Scotland welcomes the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee’s findings of the need for a comprehensive, long term, cross portfolio approach to tackling obe...

  • It’s more than how we live: improving Scotland’s health

    • 18 Jan 2017
    • Corporate

    NHS Health Scotland welcomes you to find out more about our work in an interview with our Chief Executive Gerry McLaughlin. Gerry speaks about the causes and effects of health...

  • NHS Health Scotland welcomes Health and Social Care Delivery Plan

    • 20 Dec 2016
    • Corporate

    NHS Health Scotland welcomes the publication of the Scottish Government’s Health and Social Care Delivery Plan. The plan sets out a range of actions and commitments to strengt...

  • Human rights, close to home

    • 09 Dec 2016
    • Right to health

    Human rights belong to everyone, everywhere, throughout our lives, from birth until death. This #HumanRightsDay we at NHS Health Scotland want to bring focus to one such right...

  • Place Standard Alliance Event

    • 07 Dec 2016
    • Place standard

    NHS Health Scotland, Architecture & Design Scotland and the Scottish Government are today hosting the first Place Standard Alliance event. Delegates are attending from a v...

  • 2016 Scottish Smoking Cessation Conference presentations available

    • 05 Dec 2016
    • Smoking

    NHS Health Scotland is delighted to announce that the 2016 Scottish Smoking Cessation conference presentations are now available. Delegates can also access the conference broc...

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences conference

    • 28 Nov 2016
    • Children

    NHS Health Scotland is today hosting ‘Polishing the Diamonds’, a conference on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), with delegates attending from all sectors. ACEs are stress...