Dr Margaret Craig, GP in Possilpark and Springburn, Glasgow, was consulted by scriptwriter Paul Laverty for the development of ‘I, Daniel Blake’.
Public policy as related to health issues, such as alcohol, smoking, drugs and exercise.
Martin Taulbut, Public Health Information Manager, NHS Health Scotland, discusses Universal Credit, public health and the Scottish labour market.
New research on the potential mental and physical health benefits of utilising outdoor environments in Scottish prisons.
Official presentation of the Commission on Housing and Wellbeing: A Blueprint for Scotland’s Future.
By Breannon Babbel Findings from a recent British Medical Association (BMA) poll  have alarm bells ringing for general practice as a whole in the UK, and particularly for general practice in deprived areas. While the poll of 15,560 GPs doesn’t warn of a mass exodus out of general practice, it does indicate that over…
This week’s Policy Scotland Friday Video features Breannon Babbel, Urban Studies researcher at the University of Glasgow. Breannon talks to us about her research and fieldwork with General Practitioners in deprived areas of Glasgow, and how their experiences can help shape policies that address health inequality across Scotland and the UK.
New research suggests that an initiative that helps male football fans feel better and live a healthier lifestyle by losing weight, taking more exercise, and improving their diet has had success.
Launch of the EuroFIT which aims to harness the ‘love of the game’ to engage football fans in health-promoting lifestyle changes.
Talk by Martin McKee on how the intellectual underpinnings of austerity have now been demolished and the case for investing to achieve growth.