Health Inequalities

Purpose of the group

The group aims to raise awareness of the causes of health inequalities amongst parliamentarians to influence legislation and amongst policy makers to promote evidence based actions which reduce health inequalities and to avoid legislation and policies which will make health inequalities in Scotland worse.


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Jacquie Forde

Katherine Smith

David White


Voluntary Health Scotland - Secretary

Deaf Links Tayside

Community Pharmacy Scotland

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

British Lung Foundation


Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

ASH Scotland

NHS Health Scotland


Stroke Association


Royal College of Midwives

Improvement Service

Audit Scotland

Cancer Research UK

Living Hearts

Genetic Alliance

The Big Lottery Fund


MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow


Changing Faces

Energy Action Scotland

Shelter Scotland

Fife Society for the Blind

Centre for Health Policy, University of Strathclyde

The Open University

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs

LGBT Health and wellbeing