This website is now part of Public Health Scotland. Publications released after 16 March 2020 are now published on the Public Health Scotland website.
Improving health
Previously NHS Health Scotland


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 preventative investments in Scotland – what the evidence and experts say’ sets out the principles and specific areas for action for policymakers to consider. These go beyond the health and social care sector and include actions on employment, incomes and the environment


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