Read the key messages, reports and minutes from our events and meetings here.
The second meeting of 2020 was held via zoom on 24 June. Members at the meeting heard from Claire Menzies, Clerk to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee and her colleague, Leoncha Leavy, Community Outreach Team about their consultation, “The impac …Health Topic: Health Policy Officers Network
The first meeting of the Health Policy Officers Network in 2020 was held via zoom on 29 April and offered an opportunity for members to discuss issues around COVID-19, conduct some policy horizon scanning and suggest some topics for future meetings. Yo …Health Topic: Health Policy Officers Network
VHS hosted a joint zoom event with NES Digital Service, NHS Education for Scotland on the 23rd of June to discuss health literacy and health inequalities. The event was an opportunity for voluntary health organisations to engage with NDS and to explore …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Health Inequalities
Public Health Scotland Food Insecurity Working Group and Voluntary Health Scotland hosted a joint event which took place on the 4th June 2020 with 31 registered attendees. Food insecurity has been an issue for a significant proportion of Scotland’s pop …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Health Inequalities
On the 14th May, the Health Inequalities Cross Party Group met on Zoom to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on health Inequalities. The meeting was chaired by Anas Sarwar MSP co-convenor of the group. At the meeting we heard from Diane Stockton, Acting Di …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Health Inequalities
On 23rd April 2020 VHS held an online Zoom discussion with ten voluntary health organisations to share the findings of our research into the immediate impact COVID-19 on the voluntary health sector. VHS had gathered intelligence from 143 organisations …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Public Health