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Category: <span>Research & Project Updates</span>

Parenting support for kinship carers looking after teenagers

We’ve recently developed and designed a parenting support project. The Care Project is a parenting support programme for kinship carers looking after teenagers. It provides teenager-based parenting skills around connectedness, conflict management and behaviour control. To encourage maximum learning, it utilises a four-part learning process: self-awareness; learning; self-monitoring; and reflection. …

Mental Health: Moving Forwards – The Five Year Plan programme

SCPHRP Jane Hartley will be attending a mental health conference which is looking at NHS England’s new five year mental health plan: A new era for mental health care is on the horizon… Mental Health: Moving Forwards – The Five Year Plan will explore how the new national strategy for mental health …

Life of Breath

SCPHRPs Jane Hartley is attending an interdisciplinary symposium, organised by the Centre for Medical Humanities and Anthropology Department at Durham University as part of the Life of Breath project to ‘explore, discuss and gain insight into the perception and experience of breath and breathing practices both historically and cross-culturally’. “I’m …

Early Years Working Group – Continuity and transition of care event

The Early Years Working Group, together with Better Births Initiative (Royal College of Midwives) and the Evidence for Action Team (NHS Health Scotland) recently organised a free, half-day event at the University of Edinburgh to promote effective continuity and transition of care throughout maternity and to health visiting services. The …

Seven Key Investments for Health Equity across the Lifecourse: Scotland versus the rest of the UK

A new research article from the SCPHRP team, led by Prof. John Frank, has explored the evidence supporting seven potential societal investments (aimed at different stages of the lifecourse) that could help improve health and reduce health inequalities. The research team used hard-to-find comparable analyses of routinely collected data to gauge the relative extent to which …

Open Space on Health Inequalities in Scotland (Report)

This is a visual and written summary of an Open Space event on Health Inequalities that took place on 31st March 2015 at The Melting Pot in Edinburgh. The event was organised and facilitated by the Working Age/Adult Life Working Group of the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and …

Calling all obesity researchers: Scottish Landscape Obesity Review

05/03/2015 Dear Colleagues, Many thanks for responding to our call for information on obesity-related research conducted in Scotland over the last decade. We are now coming to the end of our data collection period and would like to give you the chance to review the information we’ve extracted about your …


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