Trauma Conference 2015: Austerity, Poverty and Psychological Trauma

Thursday 28 May 2015, University of Stirling, Stirling The concept of exposure to a traumatic event(s) is now recognised as a contributing factor to the development of a variety of mental health issues. Research supports that major risk factors for mental health issues are poverty, poor education, unemployment, social isolation …

Open Space on Health Inequalities in Scotland: Emerging Risks and Opportunities for Change

#OpenSpaceHI For more information and to register: https://openspacehi.eventbrite.co.uk Theme: An open space to discuss what you think health inequalities in Scotland will look like in the next decade and beyond, particularly related to emerging risk factors, health/wellbeing outcomes and potential solutions given the current (and emerging) social and political landscape. Summary …

Are Health Inequalities Declining in the EU, and If Not, Why Not?

A public lecture hosted by the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP) & the Centre for Population Health Sciences (CPHS). Johan Mackenbach is Professor of Public Health and chair of the Department of Public Health at Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His research interests …

Creating Better Health & Wellbeing: Community organisations and researchers learning together (sold out)

This one-day networking and learning event organised by members of the Adult Life/Working Age Working Group at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP) aims to help bring academic researchers and community projects together to discuss methods and experiences of improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities in Scotland.

Exploring continuity of care in maternity and post-natal services

A seminar & discussion hosted by the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP) Early Years Working Group, University of Edinburgh in collaboration with the Evidence for Action team, NHS Health Scotland. Continuity of care is often viewed as care that is provided by the same person for …

Young STAND Awards 2014

The Young STAND Awards (Young Scots Tackling Alcohol and Drugs Awards) is an awards scheme co-hosted by Mentor Scotland and SCPHRP, aimed at young people who, through their schools or communities, are involved in projects which address alcohol and substance misuse. Winner of the Community category: Aberdeen City Council – …