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Everyone can cook!

This new recipe book from Pilton Community Health Project features recipes chosen and put together by participants of its Wednesday cooking club. Each recipe is simple, healthy and cheap to make and is a particular favourite of the local person featured. Everyone can cook! is available to download from

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NHS Health Scotland workforce development learning brochure for 2016/17

NHS Health Scotland has launched the latest edition of its learning brochure for 2016/17.   The brochure contains details of the wide range of e-learning modules and training courses to help develop skills, enhance practice and improve knowledge of health inequalities. More information available on their new website  

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Championing the nation’s health

NHS Health Scotland’s new promotional film, produced in partnership with ITN Studios and the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), highlights the issue of health inequalities and the role of NHS Health Scotland in achieving a fairer, healthier Scotland. You can also follow the conversation around this work on Twitter using #PublicHealth

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Launch of revised National Standards for Community Engagement

The new revised National Standards for Community Engagement were launched on Thursday 29th September 2016 by the Minister for Housing and Local Government, Kevin Stewart MSP, in Kelty Community Centre in Fife. The Minister said that communities across Scotland are becoming involved in every aspect of decision making and that engaging with communities leads to …

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Living at the sharp end: CAB clients in crisis

New report from Citizens Advice Scotland  looks in detail at the causes of gaps in income, particularly with regards to the benefits system; the impact of gaps in income on CAB clients; and the adequacy of existing crisis assistance provided by statutory agencies.  

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Polishing the Diamonds’: Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences in Scotland

ScotPHN has recently published a report on Adverse Childhood Experience. The report is available on the ScotPHN website  

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Following the launch of the Fair Food Fund on Monday, today saw the publishing of Dignity: Ending Hunger Together in Scotland, the report of the Independent Working Group on Food Poverty.  “These recommendations are founded on the principles of dignity and inclusion. People with lived experience of food poverty must be at the heart of …

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New Eatwell guide launched

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) today launches the new Eatwell Guide, which replaces the eatwell plate and shows people in Scotland how they can achieve a healthy balanced diet. See more at:

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Plenty: Food, farming and health in a new Scotland

New report from the Scottish Food Coalition launches today 

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Scottish Food Commission interim report now available

The report can be downloaded from the Scottish Government website. 

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