Public health reform is a partnership between Scottish Government and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA). Scotland’s public health priorities, were published in the summer of 2018, and were the first milestone in our reform journey.
The priorities reflect a consensus across Scotland on the things we must focus on if we are to improve health and wellbeing and reduce long-standing inequalities.
The establishment of Public Health Scotland will be the next major milestone in reform. Public Health Scotland will play a role in helping to make change happen, supporting activity against the priorities. The new organisation will launch on 1st April 2020.
Public Health Scotland will:
Have Your Say
Public Health Scotland’s role is to support and enable the wider public health system. Its success will be judged not just in terms of how well we are able to improve the health of the people of Scotland, but also in how it works collaboratively with partners, communities and the wider system.
The Scottish Government, in partnership with COSLA has published a six week consultation seeking views on Public Health Scotland and the necessary legislative changes that are required to establish the body. The consultation will focus on a number of areas including:
The consultation is open until Monday 8 July 2019. You can respond to this consultation using the Scottish Government’s consultation hub, Citizen Space.
To find out more, and to have your say on how Public Health Scotland will work, follow the link below.
A major drive to improve Scotland’s health and wellbeing is now underway. Have your say on how the new #PublicHealthScotland will work with the third sector: https://tinyurl.com/y4my5pe2 #consultation
A major drive to improve Scotland’s health and wellbeing is now underway. Have a say on how the new #PublicHealthScotland will work for you: https://tinyurl.com/y4my5pe2 #consultation
Get involved in the national conversation about how the new #PublicHealthScotland will improve health and wellbeing in your community. Leave your feedback here: https://tinyurl.com/y4my5pe2 #consultation
Help shape how #PublicHealthScotland can improve health and wellbeing in your community. Our six week consultation runs until 8 July. Take part here: https://tinyurl.com/y4my5pe2#consultation
Interested in improving health and wellbeing? Leave feedback on the new #PublicHealthScotland https://tinyurl.com/y4my5pe2 #consultation
We want to create a Scotland where everybody thrives. How can #PublicHealthScotland work to make your community a better place. Take part in the #consultation:https://tinyurl.com/y4my5pe2