Events and conferences

Say hear!

Thanks to all who attended our annual networking event, Hear Say, on 24 October 2018, making it such a great day. Community activists, local practitioners, planners, policy makers and academics from across the country and sectors and disciplines came together in Dunfermline to hear a range of speakers, take part in table and workshop discussions …

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Launch of Scottish Obesity Alliance

Scottish Obesity Alliance will launch with its manifesto outline on Wednesday 5 December, 4.30pm to 6.30pm at The Hub, Edinburgh. The manifesto shares its vision for a Scotland which promotes health and wellbeing – a Scotland where healthy food and physical activity are easy, acceptable, affordable and sustainable for all.  To book your attendance please send your …

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Understanding food insecurity in Scotland: using evidence for policy and practice change

The latest seminar on measuring food insecurity, co-organised with A Menu for Change, took place in Glasgow at the beginning of October. National and international presentations, including a look at the first data from the new food insecurity questions in the Scottish Health Survey, an update on A Menu for Change and a fascinating insight …

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Tackling health inequalities workshops

Interested in learning more about the impact of inequalities on health outcomes? Keen to understand your role better in tackling health inequalities? Interested in learning how to evaluate your impact on health inequalities?  CHEX and Evaluation Support Scotland are joining forces to offer free workshops to support you to understand the role that you and your organisation play in …

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Glasgow Good food for all event – for those working in the Canal ward

If you take part in, volunteer or work in local food projects in the Canal Ward  (community meals, growing,cooking, emergency food provision.) Good Food For All will ensure you hear what’s happening in other areas, get a chance to talk about what’s happening locally and help plan for change. The event is being run by …

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It’s the first ever UK Malnutrition week! 1- 7 October

One in ten people aged over 65 in the UK is malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. In Scotland, Eat Well Age Well are hoping to maximise the impact of the week and have recently launched their Small Ideas, Big Impact Fund which aims to encourage groups and individuals to test ideas that will prevent, detect and/ …

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Hear Say

The CFHS annual networking conference will take place on Wednesday 24 October at the Carnegie Conference Centre in Dunfermline. Planning is going well for this latest event, with speakers confirmed and workshop contributions taking shape.  Our focus this year is on taking advantage of local evidence and experience to inform the development of policy and …

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Matter of fact

With the latest Scottish Health Survey results due to include data from the three new food insecurity questions and research work ongoing across the UK, CFHS is delighted to be offering the latest opportunity for researchers, practitioners and policy makers to come together to digest the latest information and explore future opportunities. Working alongside A …

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Better Start consultation: community retailers

Glasgow Community Food Network has organised a consultation event with the Better Start team in the Scottish Government. This event is specifically for community retailers – food coops, veg barras, community shops etc… who currently participate in Healthy Start Voucher Scheme, or wish to participate in the upcoming Better Start Scheme. The new scheme will …

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Best Start Foods: making the most of Healthy Start reform

Join Nourish Scotland and Voluntary Health Scotland at this event in Edinburgh on 22nd May to discuss how the reform of the Scottish Government Healthy Start scheme into Best Start Foods can best benefit low-income families. The organisers are particularly keen to hear from individuals and community groups that have experience of Healthy Start vouchers, …

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