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  • Reducing income inequalities in Scotland

    • 20 Dec 2017
    • Income

    NHS Health Scotland has today published information that highlights options for reducing income inequalities in Scotland. Our new Inequality Briefing sets out recent discussio...

  • Life expectancy of people with learning disabilities is increasing

    • 12 Dec 2017
    • Needs assessment

    An updated health needs assessment has been published today by NHS Health Scotland. Today’s report updates the existing 2004 needs assessment and takes into account the growin...

  • Mental Health Inequality Briefing

    • 22 Nov 2017
    • Mental health

    Mental Health Inequality Briefing Today, NHS Health Scotland has published our latest Inequality Briefing on mental health.   It outlines two specific strands relating to soci...

  • Next steps for action on tobacco control

    • 22 Nov 2017
    • Smoking

    Media release Making tobacco more expensive and less available should be central to a new national tobacco strategy, experts in tobacco control have said. They also want to se...

  • A victory for Scotland’s health

    • 15 Nov 2017
    • Alcohol

    The UK Supreme Court’s unanimous backing of minimum unit pricing (MUP) is a landmark victory for Scotland’s health. Today we welcome this judgement that rejects the Scotch Whi...

  • Consumers buy more high fat, salt and sugar foods on promotion than healthier items

    • 30 Oct 2017
    • Diet

    A review, published today by NHS Health Scotland, studies the impact of promotions on high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) food and drink on consumer purchasing and consumption beh...

  • Consultation on Diet and Obesity Strategy

    • 26 Oct 2017
    • Diet

    Consultation on Diet and Obesity Strategy  NHS Health Scotland today welcomes the Scottish Government’s A healthier future - Consultation on diet and obesity strategy.  The Sc...

  • Local groups funded to promote healthy eating

    • 24 Oct 2017
    • Diet

    Media release  Forty two voluntary and community groups have this week been allocated funding by Community Food and Health Scotland (CFHS), to promote and deliver healthy eati...

  • E-cigarettes definitely less harmful than smoking

    • 21 Sep 2017
    • Smoking

    Key stakeholders in tobacco and health in Scotland have agreed for the first time that using e-cigarettes is definitely less harmful than smoking tobacco. Based on the current...

  • Annual Review 2017

    • 14 Sep 2017
    • Corporate

    The NHS Health Scotland Non-Ministerial Annual Review meeting will take place from 09:30 to 12:30 on Friday 22 September at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Stree...