A community primary health care initiative

SCPHRP’s Jane Hartley is collaborating with Vicki Cooke at TRE Scotland and medical professionals in Brazil to design and evaluate a community primary health care initiative in Brasilia using the novel stress-reduction technique Tension Release Exercises – TRE. TRE® (Tension, Stress & Trauma Release Exercise) is an innovative series of exercises that assist the …

Health Impacts of Mixed-Tenure Housing Regeneration in Toronto’s Regent Park

Thursday 18th February 2016 James R Dunn, Ph.D. (Jim) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University and a Scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He is the Director of the McMaster Institute for …

Social Determinants of Health – a monthly Twitter summary

We have recently started using Storify to produce a summary of our tweets and retweets on the topic of Social Determinants of Health. This includes #SDoH, #inequalities, #poverty, #WelfareReform, #unemployment and #work, among others. You can find these monthly summaries at SCPHRP’s Storify page https://storify.com/SCPHRP (no login needed to view posts) and …

SCPHRP Bulletin November 2015

NEWS & EVENTS UKCRC Public Health Research Centres of Excellence Conference 2015 We were delighted to host the 6th annual UKCRC Public Health Research Centres of Excellence Conference on 19th & 20th November 2015 in Edinburgh. This year’s conference centered around the theme “collaborating for better public health and wellbeing”.  Here’s a …

SCPHRP Bulletin October 2015

News & Events SCPHRP EVENT – People’s Health Movement (Scotland) – Tackling Inequalities and Fighting For the Right to Health: Global Connections and Local Actions DATE: Saturday 31st October 2015, Edinburgh THEME: A space to hear about and discuss the fight against health inequalities in Scotland, using knowledge and power at the local, national and global …