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  • Phil Couser is Director of Public Health and Intelligence at National Services Scotland. In this blog he discusses the Scottish Health Survey, which was published in late 2018. The survey provides an important backdrop to reform and Scotland’s Public Health challenges. Phil sets out the opportunity for Public Health Scotland – once established - to get more actively involved in further contributing to this work. He also discusses how the survey and its findings can support collaboration and whole system working around the Public Health Priorities.


  • National outcomes and public health priorities

    • 12 Oct 2018
    • Reform programme
    • Gerry McLaughlin

    Gerry McLaughlin is Chief Executive of NHS Health Scotland. In this blog post, he shares his thoughts on how we can deliver our ambition for Scotland’s public health priorities to improve Scotland’s health and wellbeing. Working together on the priorities we can contribute to national outcomes in a way that supports our effort to improve wellbeing and reduce health inequalities in Scotland.


  • Public Health Scotland moves a step closer

    • 06 Sep 2018
    • Reform programme
    • Gareth Brown

    In late August, we received formal confirmation from Scottish Ministers and COSLA leaders that Public Health Scotland will be established as a Special Health Board. This is a significant and important milestone in the reform programme and allows us to progress the detailed work to establish the national body in 2019.


  • Momentum and focus both key to reform

    • 25 Jul 2018
    • Reform programme
    • Gareth Brown

    Programme and policy director Gareth Brown launches our new blog, reflecting on the progress that is being made and looking forward to what will be a challenging and exciting next 12 months.