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Book your place here The profile of health protection has increased significantly in recent years with issues such as immunisation, food borne infections, pandemic flu, healthcare associated infection and communicable diseases regularly being in the public eye. Preventing and controlling infection is a crucial part of health protection. It includes preventing the transmission of communicable diseases and managing outbreaks and the other incidents which threaten the public health. This round table is an opportunity for third sector organisations to discuss…
What do we understand by the Right to Health? What efforts are being made to make the Right a reality? What does all this mean in practice for our work as people and organisations working to tackle health inequalities and enable a healthier, fairer Scotland? This year’s Annual Conference will explore these important questions and will be of relevance to VHS members, other third sector organisations involved in health, health and social care partnerships, NHS boards, other public services…
VHS will host the Parliamentary Reception of the Health Inequalities Cross Party Group, Sponsored by Anas Sarwar MSP, in the Garden Lobby of the Scottish Parliament will be on Tuesday the 5th of November. We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker will be Chris Brown, Head of Europe Office from World Health Organisation discussing the WHO Health Equity Status Report. More information on the evening will follow shortly.
Save the date: Wednesday 20th of November 2019 VHS will host our AGM as a half day morning event followed by lunch on the 20th November in Edinburgh. We are delighted to welcome as our guest speaker: Dr William Bird MBE, CEO and Founder of Intelligent Health, GP, creator of Green Gyms, Beat the Street & Health Walks. More information to follow soon!