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We have created a handy timeline to capture some of our work on loneliness and health over the last 15 months, gathering most of our briefings, blogs and presentations onto this one web page. We hope this will encourage and support voluntary health org …Health Topic: Health Inequalities
The Cross Party Group on Health Inequalities met on 25th January 2018 to consider the Health and Social Care Standards 2017 and health inequalities. Dr Fiona Wardell, Team Lead for the Standards, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Henry Mathias, Str …Health Topic: Health & Social Care Integration
The Cross Party Group on Health Inequalities met on 7th December 2017 to discuss culture, arts and health. Read the Minutes During 2017 and 2018 the Scottish Government is working on Developing A Culture Strategy for Scotland. As Secretariat to the CP …Health Topic: Health Inequalities
“Isolation is my problem. When I am in pain I avoid contact with people. This makes me depressed, which locks me in to a cycle of pain. Also tiredness makes me unable to cope with day to day chores. I then feel worthless. This prolonged bad, wet, windy …Health Topic: Mental Health
This is the question that the Scottish Government is asking in its new draft strategy on tackling loneliness and social isolation in Scotland. A Connected Scotland is the first government strategy, globally, aimed at tackling loneliness and social isol …Health Topic: Health Inequalities