Two new reports from Public Health Scotland should be of interest to Scotland’s community food initiatives.
The COVID-19 Shielding Programme (Scotland) Impact and Experience Survey presents the findings of this online survey, which ran between 1 and 14 June 2020, was open to individuals who had received a letter from Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer advising them to follow shielding guidance. Individuals caring for someone else who had received a letter were also able to participate. The publication covers the following topics: shielding behaviour, negative impacts of shielding, shielding support and unmet needs.
Also recently published is Taking a human rights approach to recovery from Covid-19 a report that sets out how a human rights approach to planning the response to, recovery from and services for the COVID-19 pandemic might be done.