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We will be presenting a poster on the impact of Arts, Culture and Heritage on people’s health and wellbeing at the Faculty of Public Health Conference 2019 on 28th and 29th November 2019. The poster showcases the work that VHS has carried out over the …Health Topic: Health Inequalities
Will you join our working group for accessible cancer screenings? Living in Scotland there are lots of things to look forward to as you get older: free bus travel, retirement – and the inevitable envelope inviting you to a routine cancer screening For …Health Topic: Health Inequalities
Scots walk more now than they did five years ago, according to our latest public opinion survey. According to a poll we commissioned, 42% reported they were walking more often, listing health reasons or a change in personal circumstances, such as havin …Health Topic: Public Health
The Culture Strategy for Scotland, which is still in draft form, provides a renewed focus on the role of art and culture in all aspects of our society. As the Cabinet Secretary for Culture said in her address to launch the development of the Culture S …Health Topic: Health & Social Care Integration
What will it take to ensure healthy, prosperous lives for all across Europe? On 5th November 2019, Dr Johanna Hanefeld was VHS’s guest speaker at our Scottish Parliament reception held to celebrate the work of the Cross Party Group on Health Inequaliti …Health Topic: Health Inequalities