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  • Dementia and Equality - Meeting the challenge in Scotland

    • 11 Aug 2016
    • Evidence
    • Dementia

    This is a report providing recommendations following Scotland’s second National Dementia Strategy 2013–16, which identified 17 commitments underpinned by a human rights approa...

  • Power - a health and social justice issue

    • 08 Jul 2016
    • Briefing paper
    • Power

    This briefing paper outlines the theory of power as a fundamental cause of health inequalities. It aims to generate discussion to inform our programme of work to achieve a fai...

  • NHS Health Scotland Board Papers 22 June 2016

    • 22 Jun 2016
    • Board document
    • Corporate

    Papers from the NHS Health Scotland Board meeting on 22nd June 2016. ...

  • Place and communities

    • 03 Jun 2016
    • Inequality briefing
    • Place

    This is the 4th in our series of inequality briefings. It focuses on the role that good quality places can play in improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalit...

  • The right to health: Tackling inequalities

    • 26 May 2016
    • Guidance
    • Right to health

    This is an information resource about health inequalities and how unfair and avoidable differences are in people's health across social groups and between different population...

  • MESAS alcohol sales and price update May 2016

    • 25 May 2016
    • Evaluation
    • MESAS
    • Alcohol

    The Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy (MESAS) alcohol sales and price band analyses have been updated with 2015 data. Infographics that summarise the findi...

  • Evaluation of the Links Worker Programme in 'Deep End' general practices in Glasgow

    • 24 May 2016
    • Evaluation
    • Primary care

    The Links Worker Programme is a Scottish Government funded programme, being piloted in deprived areas of Glasgow, which aims to support primary care patients with complex need...

  • Procurement strategy 2015 to 2018

    • 18 Apr 2016
    • Corporate
    • Corporate

    Shared Procurement Service strategy 2015-2018. ...

  • Contract register

    • 18 Apr 2016
    • Corporate
    • Corporate

    Contract register. ...

  • DNA analysis - NHS Highland

    • 26 Mar 2016
    • Research report
    • Primary care

    The Did Not Attend (DNA) analysis aimed to identify potential inequities in access to NHS services in Highland by identifying differences in the risk of not attending outpatie...