Topic: Scottish Government

The Engagement Matrix

This paper introduces the Engagement Matrix, which is a tool for health boards and third sector organisations to use together and map and improve engagement between them. The development of the Engagement Matrix was initiated by a short life action group, which was led by the third sector. The action group was set up by …

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Community food initiatives contributing to the Scottish Government Route Map for Preventing Overweight and Obesity in Scotland

Through improved access to healthy food, communities are improving the health of vulnerable individuals and families. This factsheet explores how community food and health activities are contributing towards national priorities around overweight and obesity that are described within the Obesity Route Map for Scotland. Includes information about the Healthy Weight Outcomes Framework.

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Celebrating Outcomes

This publication highlights the important contribution that community food initiatives are making towards achieving Scotland’s national outcomes.

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Making a Difference

A workshop-based conference discussing the latest developments in food and health activities relating to policy and practice in Scotland

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East Lothian Homelessness Unit food policy discussion report

Response to ‘Choosing the Right Ingredients: the Future for Food in Scotland’ from two focus groups carried out by East Lothian Council’s Homelessness Unit with homeless households in temporary accommodation.

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Report from national food discussion seminar

On 18 March 2008 CFHS facilitated a national seminar to ensure that the experience and understanding of low-income communities is included in the development of a National Food Policy for Scotland. The report from that seminar has been submitted to the Scottish Government in response to the discussion paper ‘Choosing the Right Ingredients: The Future …

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Implementing Together the Community-led Task Group Recommendations

A briefing produced for the CFHS annual conference 2007 on implementing the recommendations of the Scottish Government’s Task Group on Supporting and Developing Healthy Communities.

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The use of food in promoting health, wellbeing and the development of independent living skills for people experiencing homelessness

Roundtable discussion notes.

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Scottish Executive’s work with the Scottish Grocers Federation on neighbourhood shops

Notes from a roundtable discussion 17 November 2006.

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Regional Food and Health Strategy Seminar

The report of a seminar that explored the different approaches towards regional food and health strategies across Scotland and the support available for them.

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