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CFHS April e-bulletin

Our latest e-bulletin tells you about our plans ahead as well as all the latest webinars, reports, funding and recordings. You can access the April e-bulletin here. 

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Building Community Food Resilience

The Food Ethics Council has written this guide to unpick and understand what a path to building community food resilience could look like in the UK, moving away from emergency food aid towards approaches that build long-term community food resilience. The report can be downloaded from the Food Ethics Council website

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Food bank use, poverty and mental health

Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Independent Food Aid Network have just published a new report exploring the impact of poverty and food bank use on people’s mental health. The report is available on the IFAN website.

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Home from Hospital guide

Sustain has published a new guide: Home from hospital: ensuring people have access to food at hospital discharge and beyond. This guide summarises five key elements of ensuring people have support in place and includes examples of good practice from around the country. The guide can be downloaded from the Sustain website. A recording of …

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March e-bulletin

Our March e-bulletin includes information about linking your work to local policy as well as the latest events, training, consultations and reports.   You can read our March e-bulletin here

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Children’s Healthier Eating Toolkit

This toolkit contains ten different activities to support families to make positive changes to their diet and can be used in a variety of settings. The toolkit is available to download here.

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New healthy eating resource for BSL users

The Eatwell Guide is now available on the NHS Inform website as a series of eight videos featuring the different food groups and recommendations on how to maintain a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet. There are also Keeping Active guidelines, which comprise four videos with advice for all ages on how to keep healthy physical activity activities.

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Journey to the centre of the evidence

Our colleagues at CHEX have produced a new briefing, which puts the onus on statutory organisations and funders to unravel their old ways of working with and thinking about evidence so that they can make better use of evidence from communities and third sector and community organisations. The briefing can be found on the CHEX …

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Health in a Changing City

This new report from Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) reveals widening health inequalities across Glasgow and the early impacts of Covid-19. The report is available on the GCPH website.

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Rethinking Scotland

Carnegie UK ran a series of online conversations about Rethinking Scotland during the winter of 2020/21, asking for people’s views on what needs to happen and who needs to act to put some of Scotland’s big ideas into practice. The key action identified was to open up policy making to more diverse voices, and to …

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