Communities Matter is a new suite of training and development support by the Scottish Community Development Centre for community organisations and people working with communities. It includes: The Community Empowerment Act and the opportunities for communities Planning for success: an introduction to … Continue reading
A new briefing for the CHEX network, Putting the “well” into welfare, sums up the main changes and issues around welfare reform.
The latest edition of CHEX-Point Newsletter has stories of community-led initiatives in action, including: A case study on GAIN – a community-led health project on the Isle of Lewis. News from LGBT Health and Wellbeing on their success over the last … Continue reading
NHS Health Scotland has launched its new website: www.healthscotland.scot. The site aims to support policy and practice, with a particular focus on health inequalities. A number of new health inequalities briefings have recently been produced: Human rights and the right … Continue reading
The Cross Party Group (CPG) on Health Inequalities was formally recognised by the Scottish Parliament’s Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee on 7th November 2016 and details of its meetings and membership are available.
Scotland’s National Action Plan for Human Rights has produced a series of case studies profiling how communities in Scotland are using human rights to tackle poor housing, challenge poverty and improve health. Launched by the Scottish Human Rights Commission to … Continue reading