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  • Health inequalities - what are they and how do we reduce them?

    • 18 Mar 2016
    • Inequality briefing
    • Health inequality

    This is the 1st in our series of inequality briefings. It focuses on what health inequalities are and ways in which we can reduce them. ...

  • Economics of Prevention

    • 18 Mar 2016
    • Inequality briefing
    • Identify cost effective actions

    A study released by NHS Health Scotland identifies cost-effective approaches to preventing poor health that is also likely to narrow health inequalities. The study ‘Best pre...

  • Process evaluation of the implementation of Universal Free School Meals

    • 08 Mar 2016
    • Evaluation
    • Free school meals

    Process evaluation of the implementation of universal free school meals for primary one to primary three. Research with schools and local authorities. ...

  • Improving implementation and uptake of Universal Free School Meals

    • 08 Mar 2016
    • Briefing paper
    • Free school meals

    This briefing summarises findings from the Universal Free School Meals evaluation on how to improve implementation and uptake. ...

  • Outcomes framework for the Pregnancy and Parenthood in Young People Strategy

    • 04 Mar 2016
    • Outcomes framework
    • Young people

    This outcomes framework was developed to inform the Scottish Government National Strategy on Pregnancy and Parenting in Young People. ...

  • MESAS final report - March 2016

    • 01 Mar 2016
    • Evaluation
    • MESAS
    • Alcohol

    NHS Health Scotland was tasked by the Scottish Government to lead the evaluation of Scotland's alcohol strategy through the Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland's Alcohol Strate...

  • Pulling in different directions?

    • 02 Feb 2016
    • Research report

    This report provides an update on developments in the social security system and changing economic context and monitors relevant changes in population health and health inequa...

  • Position statement on food poverty

    • 03 Nov 2015
    • Briefing paper
    • Poverty
    • Diet

    The purpose of this paper is to outline ours position on food poverty in Scotland. It's informed by the work of our Community Food and Health programme, which works to ensure...

  • Brief guide to intimate partner violence and abuse

    • 27 Jul 2015
    • Briefing paper
    • Gender based violence

    This briefing looks at the scale of the problem of intimate partner violence and abuse against women, at how we can explain and understand the underlying causes, and at the im...

  • Audit committee membership and terms of reference

    • 15 Jul 2015
    • Corporate
    • Corporate

    Here you can download a list of members as well as the terms of reference for the audit committee. ...