REHIS/Cyrenians Good Food Good Health

REHIS/Cyrenians Good Food Good Health trains individuals to run cooking classes. It focuses on developing practical food and nutrition skills and works with practitioners who support vulnerable groups in promoting independent living skills. It allows participants to encourage healthier eating, cooking and food budgeting options to their client group, as well as gain the skills, …

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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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An Introduction to Inequalities and Health

This free training is being offered by CHEX in seven places in Scotland during March 2018. It is funded by NHS Health Scotland through the National Collaborative on Inequalities. This training is aimed at people who are interested to know more about how life circumstances affect our health. The training draws on the experiences of …

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Supporting communities programme 2017/18

Supporting Communities is a programme of support for community organisations delivered by Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC). The purpose of the programme is to help community organisations to be in a stronger position to achieve their aims and work with others in the community. This year support is offered to ‘community anchor organisations’, which are …

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First aid training from the British Red Cross

The British Red Cross is offering fully-funded education sessions in Edinburgh, Dundee and Fife. First Aid workshops are tailored for the needs of your group but have a particular focus on first aid for Three groups:     Drug and Alcohol misuse , Homelessness and Older People , whose health may put them at risk of sudden illness …

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Allergy awareness training

Edinburgh Community Food (ECF) are now running the 3.5 hour Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland-accredited Allergy Awareness course on 15 March am; 14 June am; 4 October am. All instances are held at Canongate Youth Project on Infirmary Street, central Edinburgh, and are delivered by an AfN-Registered Associate Nutritionist with a catering background and a personal experience …

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The Good Kitchen

The Good Kitchen provides funding, business training and mentorship for organisations working to solve food poverty. Applications are now open. Organisations selected for the programme will have to demonstrate social impact, a sustainable business model and a detailed plan for their organisation’s development. More information and details of how to apply at  

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Communities Matter training opportunities

Communities Matter is a brand new suite of SCDC training and development support to community organisations and people working with communities across Scotland. These flexible training courses, across a range of areas, are designed to help you make a greater positive impact on the quality of life within your community, and the communities you work with. …

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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. Find out more on NHS Health Scotland’s website  

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Cooking course for foster carers or residential children’s home staff

The Children’s Food Trust is running free, ‘hands on’, two-day cookery courses for carers in the Glasgow and Edinburgh area this autumn. The training is for any registered foster carers, kinship carers or staff who work in a residential children’s home or who work closely with Looked After Children, and who would like to pass …

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