New materials are available from NHS Health Scotland to help you understand and tackle health inequalities: Actions to reduce health inequalities
2015 UK Election Briefing: Aimed at politicians and policy makers, this makes recommendations for tackling health inequalities.
Informing Investment to Reduce Health Inequalities in Scotland: a new study showing the extent to which regulatory and tax interventions which redistribute income are more effective at reducing health inequalities than interventions focussed on individual health behaviours.
Best Preventative Investments in Scotland: a new study identifying cost effective approaches to preventing poor health that are also likely to narrow health inequalities.
Potential implications of the Smith Commission for public health and health inequalities: Analysis by Gerry McCartney, Head of the Public Health Observatory Division, NHS Health Scotland: NHS Health Scotland analysis of the Smith Commission Report
For further information about these resources, contact:
Elspeth Moloney Third Sector Development Manager and Interim Public Affairs Lead, NHS Health Scotland