HI-Net Bulletin April 2016

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Welcome to the April 2016 edition of the HI-Net Bulletin!

We hope you find the content of this bulletin useful. Remember if you do have any questions/ comments/ requests please get in touch with the HI-Net Team on hinet@nhs.net.

Kind Regards,

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Latest News

  • A consultation centered around the implementation of the Mental Health Act (Scotland) 2015, seeks views from people with an interest in mental health services in Scotland. The consultation is online and is open until 30th May 2016. For more information please visit the Scottish Government Newsroom.
  • Funding worth over £900,000 has been awarded to voluntary sector organisation that aim to improve the health of people in Scotland. For more information please visit the Scottish Government Newsroom
  • On 23rd March, VHS Sounding Board discussed the ‘2016 Review of Public Health’ published in February, and from this the involvement of the third/ voluntary sector organisations in public health. For more information please visit VHS Scotland website
  • NHS Health Scotland have developed new eLearning modules which aim to enhance awareness and promote action to reduce health inequalities. For more information please visit NHS Health Scotland website
  • Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership are running a consultation for their draft equalities outcomes report.For more information, including associated documents, please click on this link.
  • NHS Health Scotland has published the inequality briefing ‘The Economics of Prevention’. For more information please visit NHS Health Scotland website
  • Scottish Dietary Goals have been updated and recommend people’s diets consume more fibre and less free sugars. For more information please visit Scottish Government Newsroom
  • A new physical activity programme, created by the Scottish Government and the mental health charity SAMH, will encourage people affected by mental ill health to engage in physical activity to improve mental wellbeing. For more information please visit the SAMH Website
  • ‘Creating a Healthier Scotland – What Matters to You’ document has now been published following on from the ‘Healthier Scotland National Conversation’. For more information please visit Scottish Government Newsroom

 

Events Calendar

 

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Other Health Campaigns

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Content Updates


 

If you would like to include your news and/or events in future bulletins please get in touch by contacting the HI-Net team on hinet@nhs.net or by telephone 01224 (5)58748.

We hope you enjoyed this edition of the HI-Net Members’ Bulletin! The next edition will be circulated next month in May.

 

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Submit News

Do you have news related to health improvement you would like to share? Submit your news to HI-Net on hinet@nhs.net

Submit Events

To submit your event (e.g. training session, conference, workshop and so on) please email HI-Net on hinet@nhs.net

Submit Campaign

Do you have a campaign related to health improvement you would like to share? Submit your campaign to HI-Net on hinet@nhs.net