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Building Foundations for Health and Housing

Aberdeen 25th September, Edinburgh 2nd October and Kilmarnock 25th October

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Good housing is essential for the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and our communities across Scotland. Housing is a complex social determinant of health and the contribution that housing can make to health and wellbeing goes far beyond bricks and mortar, focusing on much more than just the walls within which we live.

NHS Health Scotland is running a series of events which seek to bring together colleagues from across health and housing sectors to: build on our understanding of housing as a pre-requisite for health and wellbeing; increase awareness of the local context for health and housing; share learning and examples of practice; and, explore opportunities for collaboration between public health and housing colleagues to maximise the contribution housing can make to improving health and tackling health inequalities.

The events will take place in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Kilmarnock. Further information on the events can be found using the below links:

Aberdeen, 25th September

This event is for colleagues working across Grampian and Tayside. 

Edinburgh, 2nd October

This event is for colleagues working across the Lothians, Scottish Borders, Fife and Forth Valley.

Kilmarnock, 25th October

This event is for colleagues working across Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway and Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

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