NHS Health Scotland is a public health body working to reduce health inequalities and improve health. The board’s main roles include providing evidence of what works to reduce health inequalities; working across all sectors in Scotland to put such evidence into action; and supporting national and local policy makers to design and evaluate interventions that help build a fairer, healthier Scotland.

Success of alcohol MUP introduction
First study of minimum unit pricing policy finds it has been well implemented, despite concerns over short time to prepare…
Drive to detect undiagnosed HepatitisC
NHS Tayside marks World Hepatitis Day by renewing call for people to test for the virus…
Heart disease & drugs behind life expectancy slowdown
Increasing obesity & deteriorating access to health and social care services among possible causes…