Improving Health: Developing Effective Practice

‘Improving Health: Developing Effective Practice’ is a credit-rated short course, developed by
NHS Health Scotland in association with NHS Health Promotion departments and accredited
by the Robert Gordon University.

What is the course about?

The course aims to increase your confidence and effectiveness in improving health and taking action to reduce health
inequalities, by providing a framework which will guide reflective practice.
The course content includes:
1. Analysis of models of health and socio-political influences on health outcomes
2. Health inequalities and what works to reduce health inequalities
3. Working with and delivering effective services to individuals and communities
4. How to make personal use of effective practice
This is a blended learning course which combines eLearning and face to face workshops accredited at SCQF level 9 by
Robert Gordon’s University.
The course is aimed at all occupational groups within the public, voluntary and third sectors, with a role or interest in
improving health or tackling health inequalities.

Date and Time

Induction – Wednesday 14 September 2016
Day 1 – Tuesday 4 October 2016
Day 2 – Tuesday 8 November 2016
Day 3 – Tuesday 29 November 2016


Teaching & Conference Room, South Block,  Woodend Hospital,  Aberdeen

Booking Arrangements & Further Information

If you would like to discuss the course further, please contact

Calvin Little (Public Health Coordinator) or 07876 258783 or

Elaine McConnachie (Public Health Co-ordinator-North Locality)
If you wish to book a place, please contact on 01224 558677 or
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 August 2016

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