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In early 2015, SCPHRP’s previous Working Age/Adult Life Fellow Tony Robertson was approached by the Scottish Community Development Centre / Community Health Exchange (SCDC/CHEX) to assist them in starting the process of evaluating their Health Issues in the Community (HIIC) programme. HIIC is a community educational training programme delivered across …

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 …

Getting the Balance Right: Effective Stress Reduction Strategies in the Workplace – The Experience of SCPHRP

At the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) our role is to use the research evidence to improve the health of the Scottish population. Our jobs are all about improving health! However, we have found that as a workforce we also feel under pressure and stressed at times of the day and year. We have put in place several strategies to try and manage our stressful working lives and below are some that you might like to try out. None of them take much time out of our working day, but makes us happier; most are evidence based, or based on our ethos and approach to team working and wellbeing in the workplace.


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