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


Thursday 25 January 2018 at 1pm

Thursday 3 May 2018 at 1pm

Next meeting: 07 December 2017

This meeting will be held at 1pm.

Agendas/Links

Minutes

Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Jacquie Forde

Katherine Smith

David White 

Organisations

Voluntary Health Scotland - Secretary

Alcohol Focus Scotland 

ASH Scotland

Audit Scotland

Befriending Networks 

Big Lottery Fund

British Dental Association Scotland 

British Medical Association

British Lung Foundation

Cancer Research UK

Care Inspectorate

Centre for Health Policy, University of Strathclyde

Changeworks

Changing Faces

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland 

Community Pharmacy Scotland

Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum (CJVSF)

Cycling Scotland 

Deaf Links Tayside

Energy Action Scotland

Fife Society for the Blind

Genetic Alliance

HIV Scotland 

Improvement Service

Ingeus

LGBT Health and wellbeing

Margaret Blackwood Housing Association 

Mindroom

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

NHS Health Scotland

Nourish Scotland 

NSPCC

Pasda

Paths for All

Positive Prison? Positive Futures

Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland 

Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland

Royal College of Midwives

Royal College of Nursing 

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 

Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB) Scotland 

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Samaritans

Scottish Council for Deafness

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP)

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

Shelter Scotland

St Andrews First Aid

Streetworks

Stroke Association 

The Open University

The People's Health Movement Scotland

Voluntary Action Scotland 

VOX Scotland Voices of Experience

Waverley Care

Get involved

Next meeting:
07 December 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