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Next meeting of the Health Policy Officers Network (HPON) will be on Thursday 29 April from 2:00 until 3:30pm. While we wait for the election and the next Programme for Government, we think it is an opportune time to use the next meeting of the HPON to …Health Topic: Health Policy Officers Network
Published in April 2021, this Deep End GP report summarises key themes from a virtual roundtable meeting on COVID-19 vaccine deployment for marginalised groups in Scotland. The meeting was hosted and facilitated by the Deep End GP group, with partici …Health Topic: Health Inequalities
VHS is holding an online event on 24th August 2021 to discuss the findings and recommendations of its report ‘Vaccine Inclusion – Reducing inequalities one Vaccine at a time’. The report presents research carried out in February and Marcy 2021, present …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Health Inequalities
By Donald Macaskill, Chief Executive of Scottish Care. One of the saddest consequences of the Covid pandemic has been its impact, not least through lockdowns, on the mental health of tens of thousands of individuals. There is thankfully a wide and exte …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Mental Health
Helen’s Blog: To survive and then thrive we need the right balance of critical thinking, practical action, and hope