On the 14th May, the Health Inequalities Cross Party Group met on Zoom to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on health Inequalities. The meeting was chaired by Anas Sarwar MSP co-convenor of the group.
At the meeting we heard from Diane Stockton, Acting Director of Place and Wellbeing at Public Health Scotland: Diane Stockton, Public Health Scotland Presentation
Following Diane’s presentation we had initial responses from
- Sarah Hill and Kavari Qureshi, Global Health Policy Unit, University of Edinburgh: Submission of evidence on the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on ethnic minorities in Scotland
- Alison Keir, Policy Officer – Scotland, Royal College of Occupational Therapists
We asked attendees for feedback their views after the meeting- read the comments here: Briefing Note – CPG views on COVID-19 and Health Inequalities
Please contact Lauren Blair with any questions.