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. 

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting: 15 June 2017

This meeting will be held at 1pm in the David Livingstone Room (CR6).

Agendas/Links

Minutes

Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Jacquie Forde

Katherine Smith

David White 

Organisations

Voluntary Health Scotland (VHS) - Secretary

ASH Scotland

Audit Scotland

Big Lottery Fund

BMA

British Lung Foundation

Cancer Research UK

Centre for Health Policy, University of Strathclyde

Changeworks

Changing Faces

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland 

Community Pharmacy Scotland

Deaf Links Tayside

Energy Action Scotland

Fife Society for the Blind

Genetic Alliance

Improvement Service

LGBT Health and wellbeing

Margaret Blackwood Housing Association 

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

NHS Health Scotland

NSPCC

Royal College of Midwives

Royal College of Nursing 

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Samaritans

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP)

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

Shelter Scotland

Stroke Association 

Open University

Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB) Scotland 

Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland 

Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland 

Mindroom

The People's Health Movement  Scotland 

Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum (CJVSF)

Streetworks

HIV Scotland

Scottish Council for Deafness

Get involved

Next meeting:
15 June 2017

Contact:

claire.stevens@vhscotland.org.uk

Tel:

Contact

Donald Cameron MSP

Anas Sarwar MSP

Clare Haughey MSP

c/o Dan McCroskrie, Head of Office, Donald Cameron MSP

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

0131 348 6990