Read the key messages, reports and minutes from our events and meetings here.
The coronavirus crisis has demonstrated to health organisations that working digitally is more important than ever before, whether they are in the public, private or third sector. The crisis has driven fundamental changes in how services and support ha …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Health Inequalities
On the 4th and 5th of November VHS held our Annual Conference and AGM online for the first time. #WeArePublicHealth : Building Forward for Health & Wellbeing had over 120 delegates registered to attend over the 2 day event with keynote speakers, wo …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Health Inequalities
VHS and the Poverty Alliance ran a joint event taking place as part of challenge poverty week events on the 7th October 2020. We discussed how poverty, access to food and the insecurity around this has impacted health in Scotland. Chaired by Claire Ste …Health Topic: COVID-19 | Health Inequalities
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
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