Shona Robison recently launched the key findings of the Scottish Government’s Healthier Scotland Conversation. The Scottish Government launched the Conversation back in August 2015 to invite people across the country to have their say on what a Healthier Scotland should look like. Findings can be … [Read more...] about Creating a Healthier Scotland Conversation – Summary Report Published
The Scottish Government is seeking input to its next Mental Health Strategy – it’s asking: what outcome do you want to achieve for mental health in Scotland? What specific steps can be taken to achieve change? This is not a formal Scottish Government consultation but rather a chance to give … [Read more...] about Scottish Government seeks input to next Mental Health Strategy
We all have a part to play in tackling the deep-rooted inequalities that have beset Scotland’s communities. However, it is the third sector’s established and trusted relationships within these communities and its understanding of the lived experience of health inequalities that makes its … [Read more...] about Katie’s Blog – Make health inequalities your business
On 11th February 2016 the Scottish Government published its 2015 Review of Public Health. The report is the outcome of the review carried out by the Public Health Review Group in 2015 and includes specific recognition of the third sector’s role as a partner in public health. VHS was … [Read more...] about Scottish Government Publishes 2015 Review of Public Health
Edinburgh Cyrenians' recent breakfast conversation really got me thinking. The event 'Something to eat, someone to eat with' hit home in a powerful way the message that yes, food is fuel, but beyond that it's also companionship, learning, conversations, love and so much more. For some it's steeped … [Read more...] about Catherine’s Blog – Food: it’s about so much more than nutrition.