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  • New analysis shows what we are living with and dying from in Scotland

    • 13 Jul 2017
    • Burden of disease

    Today sees the publication of new analysis which shows the extent to which different diseases affect Scotland’s health and life expectancy. The analysis used an internationall...

  • JRF’s Minimum Income Standard for the UK

    • 06 Jul 2017
    • Income

    NHS Health Scotland welcomes today’s update from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) on the Minimum Income Standard for the UK 2017.  We already know that income is an extrem...

  • Young People – what chance have they got?

    • 05 Jul 2017
    • Young people

    Naomi Eisenstadt has launched her second report to the Scottish Government as Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality, which focuses on the life chances of young people...

  • Response to Scottish Government position on planning review

    • 30 Jun 2017
    • Place standard

    The Scottish Government has today published its position statement on the planning review. Ensuring that the places and spaces where we live, work and play have a positive in...

  • NHS Health Scotland welcomes new Dementia Strategy

    • 29 Jun 2017
    • Dementia

    NHS Health Scotland welcomes Scotland’s National Dementia Strategy 2017-2020. It offers an excellent opportunity to promote a national approach with NHS health boards, integra...

  • Achieving Inclusive Growth for Scotland event

    • 27 Jun 2017
    • Health inequality

    Today (27 June), we are co-hosting the Achieving Inclusive Growth for Scotland event. This is in collaboration with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), Business in the Commu...

  • 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 NHSScotland 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 NHSScotland in Reducing He...