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Written by the Inclusion Health Lived Experience Research Working Group, on behalf of Inclusion Health Partnership. Background Research was conducted by the Inclusion Health Partnership to develop and deepen the understanding of the lived experience of …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Health Inequalities
VHS is urging MSPs to ask Ministers to address the pay gap between the adult social care workforce and the children’s social care workforce. An inequity has been created because children’s services have not been included in the recent pay uplift for so …Health Topic: Health & Social Care Integration
The Scottish Community Link Worker Network has now got its own Twitter account! You can find us and follow us @ScotCLWnetwork We hope that this will be another useful way to share information, news, resources and ideas with the Network’s Community Lin …Health Topic: Scottish Community Link Worker Network
Thursday 31 March at 11:00-12:00. The Scottish Parliament’s Participation & Communities Team is organising an online Parliamentary Awareness Event for the Health Policy Officers Network (HPON) on Thursday 31 March at 11:00-12:00. This will be an …Health Topic: Health Policy Officers Network
Health Policy Officer Network meeting on NPF4 18 January 2022 Members of the network met to discuss the Scottish Government’s consultation on the draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) and upcoming parliamentary engagement events. We heard from col …Health Topic: Health Policy Officers Network
Working in partnership Since 2014 Kidney Research UK has been working in partnership with the Scottish Government and NHS Blood and Transplant (Scotland) to train and manage a Peer Educator (PE) project amongst the South Asian (Sikh, Hindu and Muslim) …Health Topic: Health Inequalities