This publication looks at the role that community initiatives can play in building reach into policy and practice around food access.
NHS Health Scotland; sustainability; food as an action focus; inequalities; food poverty
The CFHS annual networking conference took place at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow on Wednesday 7 November. On the right track? brought together everyone who has a role or interest in community food and health activity that addresses health inequalities in Scotland. The conference programme featured three separate parts: a discussion kicked off by Dr. Deirdre »
Notes from a round table discussion held on 31 July on ‘constructive food and health policy and practice in the face of austerity’.
CFHS commissioned REACH Community Health Project to undertake research into community-based food and health work among black and minority ethnic communities across Scotland. Interviews with 790 organisations have identified a wide range of food-related work taking place within minority ethnic communities and also substantial unmet need.
The CFHS networking conference took place in October 2009 and focused on community initiatives that are developing and sustaining food and health activities that address food access and health inequalities across Scotland. This publication highlights key points from the conference workshops
Tackling Health Inequalities in Scotland: working with communities ñ a partnership of Scottish Intermediary bodies has been produced by Napier University on behalf of Community Health Exchange (CHEX), Voluntary Health Scotland and the UK Public Health Alliance, to highlight the contribution that national intermediary bodies make to the local tackling of health inequalities. The report »
Special edition launching the 2008 small grants scheme and featuring a selection of the work undertaken by the previous year’s grant recipients.
On 18 March 2008 CFHS facilitated a national seminar to ensure that the experience and understanding of low-income communities is included in the development of a National Food Policy for Scotland. The report from that seminar has been submitted to the Scottish Government in response to the discussion paper ‘Choosing the Right Ingredients: The Future »
Edition 4 of our regular e-bulletin update on developments in food, health and homelessness in Scotland