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This interactive workshop will present a model to measure the third sector’s contribution to addressing inequalities, in particular health inequalities. The model (co-produced by national and local voluntary and community health organisations and commissioners) aims to support third sector organisations to explain, measure and prove their contribution to tackling inequalities. The longer term aim is to support local authorities, NHS boards and Public Health Scotland to have a clearer, evidence based understanding of the third sector’s contribution to tackling inequalities,…
Keeping the Conversation Going: What role does arts & culture play in addressing loneliness and social isolation?
Arts Culture Health and Wellbeing Scotland (formerly Arts Health Scotland) are delighted to announce a one-day event exploring the role that arts and culture can play in tackling social isolation and loneliness. Including a series of spoken presentations, workshops and discussions led by those at the forefront of the field, this free event will explore the health and social issues concerning loneliness and isolation and set the stage for a collective, creative response through arts and culture. Confirmed speaker: Louise Mclean, Policy…
The Health Inequalities Cross Party Group will meet on the 14th May to discuss Drugs, Deprivation, Discrimination and Disease. This meeting will be chaired by Donald Cameron MSP, Co-Convenor of the group. More information on speakers and the agenda will follow shortly. Please contact Lauren Blair if you have any questions. Lauren.Blair@vhscotland.org.uk 0131 474 6189.
SAVE THE DATE: 4TH NOVEMBER 2020! VHS will host our Annual Conference and AGM on Wednesday 4th of November 2020 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. We are delighted to confirm the following speakers: Angela Leitch, Chief Executive, Public Health Scotland Professor Kate Ardern, Director of Public Health, Wigan Council More information to be announced soon! If you wish to find out more about how to be involved in the event, either speaking, sponsoring or exhibiting, please get in touch with Lauren Blair.