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Briefing paper and data set on housing strategies

NHS Health Scotland has published a briefing paper outlining housing strategies and plans that local authorities produce, and highlighting opportunities for stakeholders to engage so that the contribution that these plans and strategies can make to good health and reduced health inequalities is maximised.

 

To accompany the briefing paper NHS Health Scotland has released a searchable database containing details of some of the housing strategies and plans each local authority has published.

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Michael Tornow

Senior Health Improvement Officer

NHS Health Scotland

michael.tornow@nhs.net

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Causes, consequences and effective action around health inequalities

This provides information on equality and health inequalities.

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Economic Outcomes Programme

Phase two of the Economic Outcomes programme will focus on undertaking detailed impact assessments of the current 'economic footprint' of councils/partnerships.

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Economics of Prevention

This is a new programme aiming to help CPPs access, understand and use evidence on the economics of prevention to inform local planning and investment decisions. The Health Economics Network has been created to support this work.

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Health Inequalities Impact Assessment

Range of resources to help CPPs and other organisations assess the impact of their work on health inequalities.

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How to Build Lasting Support to Solve UK Poverty

This research summary explores public attitudes towards poverty in the UK. It recommends a set of tested strategies to build a deeper understanding of how poverty happens and the changes needed to address it.

 

This research by the FrameWorks Institute shows that we can help people see that poverty exists and understand its impact. We can build support for a robust welfare system. We can inspire widespread belief that change is possible and that poverty can be solved. And we can mobilise action to do so.

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Improving Outcomes in Money Advice

The Improving Outcomes in Money Advice (MAO) project is aimed at improving the impact of Scotland’s money advice services and supporting councils and their partners in this process.

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Tackling Violence against Women

Every local authority area in Scotland has a multi-agency partnership which has responsibility for influencing and co-ordinating activities that challenge and prevent violence against women (VAW).

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