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health inequalities: Participative Research Project

... health inequalities: Participative Research with Children and Young People February 2019- May 2020 Children in Scotland was funded by the Wellcome Trust to carry out a participative research project with children and young people aged 10-18...


DRIVERS - a European project aimed at combating health inequalities (2012-2015)

... DRIVERS - a European project aimed at combating health inequalities This project ran from 2012 to 2015. DRIVERS was a major European research project funded by the 7th Framework Programme. The aim of the project was to promote health equity...


Participation through the Pandemic (2021-2022)

...impact young people’s participation has had on policymaking in Scotland Click here to read health inequalities Our most recent participative research project with children and young people Click here for more Participation...


Changing Gears (2020)

...sheet Find out everything you need to know about the project here Click here to download health inequalities Exploring how community and place impact on the health of young people Find out more Changing Gears recruitment film We've...


ABCD – Local Early Years Strategy Analysis and Evaluation (2013-2014)

...three-year assets-based community development project. The aim of the project was to tackle health inequalities in the early years through outreach initiatives encompassing speech and language therapy, child and adolescent mental health...


Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

... Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched 5 February 2020 Children in Scotland today launched a new peer research report into health inequalities in communities, undertaken by young researchers from Dalmarnock Primary...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities

... New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities 3 June 2019 Children in Scotland has been funded from the Wellcome Trust to carry out a peer research project documenting the relationship between place and health...


Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling health inequalities

... Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling health inequalities Children in Scotland has backed calls made by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee to take a more holistic approach in the health prevention...

Children's rights Health Inequalities News Policy Scottish Parliament

‘Benefit cap will increase child poverty and perpetuate health inequalities

... ‘Benefit cap will increase child poverty and perpetuate health inequalities’ Children in Scotland has responded to the recent Westminster benefit cap inquiry, warning that the implementation of the cap will increase child poverty and...

Benefits Families News Poverty Welfare Westminster

“Health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”

...and calls in our latest Manifesto Click to read on PageSuite Project: health inequalities Exploring how community and place impacts on health and wellbeing Click to find out more Project:...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19

...public health system for the future”, and that “we will focus on the determinants of health inequalities, and drive forward our efforts to improve mental health and wellbeing”. From the WHO to The Lancet, commentators have been...


Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families

...originally stated commitment in 2017 to double provision was part of a plan to address health inequalities in children and reduce health, education and employment inequalities later in life. And while Children in Scotland is mindful of...

childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

Imagining 'elsewhere': art therapy helping set children free from the anxiety of chronic illness

...Hospital for Children in Glasgow. The hospital is located near areas where there are profound health inequalities, where chronic illness rates are higher, and continues our work to broaden access to art therapy. The Elsewhere Garden will be...


How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

...outcomes into our new national planning framework could help us slash Scotland’s shocking health inequalities When asked to explain why we need to work more collaboratively to shape the places where we live, work and relax, this is my...


Influencing change: young people tackling inequality head on

...it’s vital we continue to make spaces for children to share their views directly with adults Our health inequalities: Participative Research Project ran through 2019-20 and, as we come to the end of the year and the project, it’s time to...


Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...for Government. Commenting on key policy areas including UNCRC incorporation, ELC expansion and health inequalities, our Head of Policy, Projects and Participation, Amy Woodhouse, said: UNCRC incorporation: a milestone in improving outcomes for...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

“We cannot witness another generation of young people going through this” – our staff share project learning in response to latest child poverty research

...Calton and Dalmarnock, areas of the city which our Food, Families, Futures (FFF), CHANGE and health inequalities projects have worked in and drawn learning from since 2016. Here, three of our project leads reflect on the findings and call for...


Land and freedom

... Land and freedom 10 March 2020 Our recent health inequalities report gave a fresh young-people led perspective on why ignoring Scotland’s vacant land problem is not an option. Here Katherine Pollard, Scottish Land Commission Policy...


The rights of children and families must be at the heart of housing policy

...our response to this consultation (Feb 2020) Click to read the response health inequalities Project Find out more our recent peer research into health inequalities Click to find out more 25...


25 Calls response: What gives me hope in 2020? Young people are leading the way in defending human rights

...families, of rising child homelessness, of rising racism against EU minorities in our schools, of health inequalities that damage children’s futures. Those who can’t raise their voice through voting are very often at the receiving end of human...


25 Calls response: Let’s agree on what makes ‘good’ food – then make it a reality for every child in Scotland

...kitchens are uniquely placed to set the tone of children’s relationship with food by tackling health inequalities and creating environments where it is normal, easy, and enjoyable for every child to eat well. Soil Association is Scotland’s...


25 Calls response: Fixing urgent problems in the short term matters. But it isn’t enough for future generations

...last of those institutions closed. People with learning disabilities experience significant health inequalities compared with other people, and barriers accessing health care and services. That’s why The keys to life, Scotland’s...


Holiday Hunger report 'a wake-up call that flags local solutions'

...their most affluent counterparts (Source: The Scottish Government (2015) Long-Term Monitoring of health inequalities) Our Food, Families, Futures project is effective in eliminating holiday hunger and demonstrates what can be achieved when...

Families Food Jackie Brock News Poverty Scottish Government Westminster

Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities

...by Jennifer Drummond Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health We need a radical shift and long-term prevention measures to genuinely improve outcomes for Scotland’s...

Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health

Scotland’s oral health gap widens

...as thousands of children miss dental appointments Posted 13.06.23 by Alice Hinds child health health inequalities Poverty Children from Scotland’s poorest communities will be most affected by the growing oral health gap, according to...

child health health inequalities Poverty

Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023

Funding perinatal mental health services

...It’s time to get talking about mental health Jan 27, 2023 Comment Tackling Scotland's health inequalities Jan 25, 2023 Young men's mental health and participation is the focus of new research Jan 11, 2023 Schools asked to change...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

Time to talk about mental health

...to help. Click here to visit the See Me website Related content Comment Tackling Scotland's health inequalities Jan 27, 2023 News Young men's mental health and participation is the focus of new research Jan 11, 2023 News Schools asked to...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

New resource to help professionals tackle inequalities
Health Inequality public health

The picture of health

...is amongst the poorest in Western Europe and more than 210,000 of our children live in poverty? health inequalities in Scotland are long-standing and entrenched. Tackling this has been a priority for successive governments but most indicators...


Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign

...a significant burden on our NHS and social care services, and is the leading preventable cause of health inequalities and costs the economy millions each year in lost productivity. “Although we have seen smoking rates decline, and Scotland...

changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

Member directory: full

...Parenting Programmes to address gaps in service provision to address social and health inequalities | mellowparenting.org Melrose Primary School Primary school | melroseprimary.school Midlothian Sure Start Support for families...


Member directory: G-M

...Parenting Programmes to address gaps in service provision to address social and health inequalities | mellowparenting.org Melrose Primary School Primary school | melroseprimary.school Midlothian Sure Start Support for families...


New fund to refurbish Scotland's play parks

...or upgrading. Related content Children in Scotland Manifesto 2021 - 26 Project health inequalities: Participative Research May...

community News play

"We want to kick-start a movement for change"

...seek out opportunities to help them find meaningful work and progress their careers. Addressing health inequalities We know that people with Down’s syndrome can have poorer health than others, and their life expectancy remains approximately 28...


Heritage Hunters: Supporting Child-led Heritage

...out more New Latest News: New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities Find out more about our new… https://t.co/DZ7l3Snkf9 Stay connected Follow, like, connect or send us...


Consultation Work with Children and Young People

...report was used to inform our formal consultation response. Read our report (PDF download) health inequalities peer research We've published research led by 10-18 year olds in Glasgow and Dundee (Feb 2020) Download report GTCS...


Chris Ross

...work including supporting the implementation of key manifesto calls.  Chris has a Masters in health inequalities and Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh and has previously worked in an after school club setting and with adults with...

Ross

News

...June 2019 New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities Scotland’s health issues are well documented. Despite improvements across a range of health indicators we...


Access to Childcare Fund evaluation published
childcare Children early learning Early years Families

New research with young cancer patients
cancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people

Our Conferences

Youth homelessness project comes to Scotland
health and wellbeing homelessness young people

Funding to help transform family support
care Care Review the Promise

Member directory: A-F

No commitment on Scottish Child Payment
early learning and childcare Education Mental Health

“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”
Magazine

CHANGE: Project partners


No results found.


Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched

... Young people’s peer research into health inequalities launched 5 February 2020 Children in Scotland today launched a new peer research report into health inequalities in communities, undertaken by young researchers from Dalmarnock Primary...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities

... New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities 3 June 2019 Children in Scotland has been funded from the Wellcome Trust to carry out a peer research project documenting the relationship between place and health...


Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling health inequalities

... Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling health inequalities Children in Scotland has backed calls made by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee to take a more holistic approach in the health prevention...

Children's rights Health Inequalities News Policy Scottish Parliament

‘Benefit cap will increase child poverty and perpetuate health inequalities

... ‘Benefit cap will increase child poverty and perpetuate health inequalities’ Children in Scotland has responded to the recent Westminster benefit cap inquiry, warning that the implementation of the cap will increase child poverty and...

Benefits Families News Poverty Welfare Westminster

“Health and wellbeing must be at the heart of the planning process”

...and calls in our latest Manifesto Click to read on PageSuite Project: health inequalities Exploring how community and place impacts on health and wellbeing Click to find out more Project:...

Consultation response engagement health and wellbeing placemaking planning Policy

Community development is a vital part of effective public health. Let’s use it in our response to COVID-19

...public health system for the future”, and that “we will focus on the determinants of health inequalities, and drive forward our efforts to improve mental health and wellbeing”. From the WHO to The Lancet, commentators have been...


Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families

...originally stated commitment in 2017 to double provision was part of a plan to address health inequalities in children and reduce health, education and employment inequalities later in life. And while Children in Scotland is mindful of...

childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

Imagining 'elsewhere': art therapy helping set children free from the anxiety of chronic illness

...Hospital for Children in Glasgow. The hospital is located near areas where there are profound health inequalities, where chronic illness rates are higher, and continues our work to broaden access to art therapy. The Elsewhere Garden will be...


How can we deliver places we can be proud of for our future generations?

...outcomes into our new national planning framework could help us slash Scotland’s shocking health inequalities When asked to explain why we need to work more collaboratively to shape the places where we live, work and relax, this is my...


Influencing change: young people tackling inequality head on

...it’s vital we continue to make spaces for children to share their views directly with adults Our health inequalities: Participative Research Project ran through 2019-20 and, as we come to the end of the year and the project, it’s time to...


Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...for Government. Commenting on key policy areas including UNCRC incorporation, ELC expansion and health inequalities, our Head of Policy, Projects and Participation, Amy Woodhouse, said: UNCRC incorporation: a milestone in improving outcomes for...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

“We cannot witness another generation of young people going through this” – our staff share project learning in response to latest child poverty research

...Calton and Dalmarnock, areas of the city which our Food, Families, Futures (FFF), CHANGE and health inequalities projects have worked in and drawn learning from since 2016. Here, three of our project leads reflect on the findings and call for...


Land and freedom

... Land and freedom 10 March 2020 Our recent health inequalities report gave a fresh young-people led perspective on why ignoring Scotland’s vacant land problem is not an option. Here Katherine Pollard, Scottish Land Commission Policy...


The rights of children and families must be at the heart of housing policy

...our response to this consultation (Feb 2020) Click to read the response health inequalities Project Find out more our recent peer research into health inequalities Click to find out more 25...


25 Calls response: What gives me hope in 2020? Young people are leading the way in defending human rights

...families, of rising child homelessness, of rising racism against EU minorities in our schools, of health inequalities that damage children’s futures. Those who can’t raise their voice through voting are very often at the receiving end of human...


25 Calls response: Let’s agree on what makes ‘good’ food – then make it a reality for every child in Scotland

...kitchens are uniquely placed to set the tone of children’s relationship with food by tackling health inequalities and creating environments where it is normal, easy, and enjoyable for every child to eat well. Soil Association is Scotland’s...


25 Calls response: Fixing urgent problems in the short term matters. But it isn’t enough for future generations

...last of those institutions closed. People with learning disabilities experience significant health inequalities compared with other people, and barriers accessing health care and services. That’s why The keys to life, Scotland’s...


Holiday Hunger report 'a wake-up call that flags local solutions'

...their most affluent counterparts (Source: The Scottish Government (2015) Long-Term Monitoring of health inequalities) Our Food, Families, Futures project is effective in eliminating holiday hunger and demonstrates what can be achieved when...

Families Food Jackie Brock News Poverty Scottish Government Westminster


No results found.


No results found.


Chris Ross

...work including supporting the implementation of key manifesto calls.  Chris has a Masters in health inequalities and Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh and has previously worked in an after school club setting and with adults with...

Ross


Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023

The picture of health

...is amongst the poorest in Western Europe and more than 210,000 of our children live in poverty? health inequalities in Scotland are long-standing and entrenched. Tackling this has been a priority for successive governments but most indicators...


News

...June 2019 New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities Scotland’s health issues are well documented. Despite improvements across a range of health indicators we...


Our Conferences

CHANGE: Project partners


No results found.


No results found.


Tackling Scotland’s health inequalities
post

...by Jennifer Drummond Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health We need a radical shift and long-term prevention measures to genuinely improve outcomes for Scotland’s...

Attainment child health child poverty Health health and wellbeing health inequalities Poverty public health

Scotland’s oral health gap widens
post

...as thousands of children miss dental appointments Posted 13.06.23 by Alice Hinds child health health inequalities Poverty Children from Scotland’s poorest communities will be most affected by the growing oral health gap, according to...

child health health inequalities Poverty

Funding perinatal mental health services
post

...It’s time to get talking about mental health Jan 27, 2023 Comment Tackling Scotland's health inequalities Jan 25, 2023 Young men's mental health and participation is the focus of new research Jan 11, 2023 Schools asked to change...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

Time to talk about mental health
post

...to help. Click here to visit the See Me website Related content Comment Tackling Scotland's health inequalities Jan 27, 2023 News Young men's mental health and participation is the focus of new research Jan 11, 2023 News Schools asked to...

health and wellbeing Mental Health

New resource to help professionals tackle inequalities
postHealth Inequality public health

Scottish Government launches vaping awareness campaign
post

...a significant burden on our NHS and social care services, and is the leading preventable cause of health inequalities and costs the economy millions each year in lost productivity. “Although we have seen smoking rates decline, and Scotland...

changing our world consultation health and wellbeing Scottish Government

Member directory: full
post

...Parenting Programmes to address gaps in service provision to address social and health inequalities | mellowparenting.org Melrose Primary School Primary school | melroseprimary.school Midlothian Sure Start Support for families...


Member directory: G-M
post

...Parenting Programmes to address gaps in service provision to address social and health inequalities | mellowparenting.org Melrose Primary School Primary school | melroseprimary.school Midlothian Sure Start Support for families...


New fund to refurbish Scotland's play parks
post

...or upgrading. Related content Children in Scotland Manifesto 2021 - 26 Project health inequalities: Participative Research May...

community News play

"We want to kick-start a movement for change"
post

...seek out opportunities to help them find meaningful work and progress their careers. Addressing health inequalities We know that people with Down’s syndrome can have poorer health than others, and their life expectancy remains approximately 28...


Heritage Hunters: Supporting Child-led Heritage
post

...out more New Latest News: New project empowers young researchers to tackle health inequalities Find out more about our new… https://t.co/DZ7l3Snkf9 Stay connected Follow, like, connect or send us...


Consultation Work with Children and Young People
post

...report was used to inform our formal consultation response. Read our report (PDF download) health inequalities peer research We've published research led by 10-18 year olds in Glasgow and Dundee (Feb 2020) Download report GTCS...


Access to Childcare Fund evaluation published
postchildcare Children early learning Early years Families

New research with young cancer patients
postcancer children and young people Health Mental Health people centred care Support young people

Youth homelessness project comes to Scotland
posthealth and wellbeing homelessness young people

Funding to help transform family support
postcare Care Review the Promise

Member directory: A-F
post
No commitment on Scottish Child Payment
postearly learning and childcare Education Mental Health

“Passing legislation is only one part of the story”
postMagazine