Voluntary Health Scotland is an increasingly active member of this important Cross Party Group. It aims to raise awareness of the causes of health inequalities amongst parliamentarians, promote evidence based legislation, policy and actions that reduce health inequalities – and avoid … [Read more...] about Scottish Parliament Cross Party Group on Health Inequalities
Published on 28th May 2013, the Bill sets out the proposed framework for Health Boards and local authorities to integrate adult health and social care. Voluntary Health Scotland has published a series of briefing papers to help voluntary health organisations understand the Bill and its … [Read more...] about Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill – what role for the third sector?
Proposal for a bill to promote public health and reduce alcohol-related offending through: restrictions on the retailing and advertising of alcoholic drinks changes to licensing laws obligations on Scottish Ministers to issue guidance and report directing offenders towards treatment or … [Read more...] about Proposed Alcohol (Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill