Health Inequalities

Purpose of the group

The group aims to raise awareness of the causes of health inequalities amongst parliamentarians to influence legislation and amongst policy makers to promote evidence based actions which reduce health inequalities and to avoid legislation and policies which will make health inequalities in Scotland worse.

Forthcoming meetings

Thursday 26 November, 12.30pm, the David Livingstone Room T4.60-CR6 at the Scottish Parliament.

Subject: Health & Social Care Integration. Speaker(s) to be confirmed.

Thursday 25 February 2016, 12.30pm, the David Livingstone Room T4.60-CR6 at the Scottish Parliament

Subject: Spotlight on research. Speaker(s) to be confirmed.

Next meeting: 10 September 2015

This meeting will be held at 12.30pm in the David Livingstone Room (CR6). The subject of this meeting will be Health Inequalities and Housing.



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Jacquie Forde

Katherine Smith

David White


Voluntary Health Scotland - Secretary

Deaf Links Tayside

Community Pharmacy Scotland

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

British Lung Foundation


Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

ASH Scotland

NHS Health Scotland


Stroke Association


Royal College of Midwives

Improvement Service

Audit Scotland

Cancer Research UK

Living Hearts

Genetic Alliance

The Big Lottery Fund


Get involved

Next meeting:
10 September 2015


Tel: 0131 474 6189


Malcolm Chisholm MSP

Scottish Parliament
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5908