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Health Inequalities

This Cross-party group's purpose:

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.

Next meeting

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

This meeting will be held virtually at 12.30pm, anyone wishing to attend must contact Lauren Blair.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Lauren Blair

Address:

Involved in the group

MSPs, individuals and organisations who participate in and support this group.

Current Members

Harper, Emma

Emma Harper

Co-Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

O'Kane, Paul

Paul O'Kane

Co-Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Whittle, Brian

Brian Whittle

Co-Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Cameron, Donald

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Doris, Bob

Bob Doris

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn (Constituency)

Mochan, Carol

Carol Mochan

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)


Organisations

Voluntary Health Scotland – Secretary

Age Scotland 

Alcohol Focus Scotland 

ASH Scotland

Audit Scotland

AvoCard

Befriending Networks 

Big Lottery Fund

Breast Cancer Now

British Dental Association Scotland 

British Dietetic Association (BDA) 

British Medical Association

British Liver Trust

British Lung Foundation

British Red Cross

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Support Scotland 

Care Inspectorate

Centre for Health Policy, University of Strathclyde

Changeworks

Changing Faces

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland: CHAS 

Church of Scotland 

Community Leisure UK

Community Pharmacy Scotland

Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum (CJVSF)

Culture Counts 

Cycling Scotland

Cycling UK

Deaf Links Tayside

Diabetes UK

Energy Action Scotland

Energy Savings Trust 

Eden Project Communities

Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity

Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership 

Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council (EVOC)

Faith in Older People

Family Fund Scotland 

Genetic Alliance

Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) 

HIV Scotland

Home start

Improvement Service

Inspiring Scotland 

Ingeus

LGBT Health and Wellbeing

Linknet

Macmillan Cancer Support 

Margaret Blackwood Housing Association 

Marie Curie

Salvesen Mindroom Centre 

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

Nourish Scotland 

NSPCC

Pasda

Paths for All

Positive Help

Positive Steps

Public Health Scotland

Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland 

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

Rowan Alba

Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland

Royal College of Midwives

Royal College of Nursing 

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 

Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB) Scotland 

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Samaritans

Scotland Versus Arthritis

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP)

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

Scottish Men's Sheds Association

Scottish Obesity Alliance

Scottish Rural Health Partnership

Seescape

Senscot 

Saheliya

Shelter Scotland

St Andrew’s First Aid 

Streetworks

Stroke Association 

Terrence Higgins Trust 

The Global Health Policy Unit, University of Edinburgh 

The Health Agency 

The Open University

The People's Health Movement Scotland

Viewpoint

VOX Scotland Voices of Experience

Waverley Care 

Group work

Agendas / links

Minutes

Annual return / report

Annual return / report