Monthly Archives: April 2015

Review of Public Health in Scotland – Tayside Engagement by Heather Cowan

What is Public Health? Public health has been defined as the activity and outcomes associated with “the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts of society” (1, 2). The public health function … Continue reading

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Let’s engage with health by Elaine Sword

Hi everyone, just a little introduction to the life and work of a local community health worker trying to raise awareness of the Dundee Healthy Living Initiative (DHLI) which works in disadvantaged communities within Dundee. Our team of community workers and … Continue reading

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Health Promotion: Challenges, Concepts and Campaigns by Gary Finlayson

Health promotion has always been an integral part of The Corner where the multidisciplinary nature of the service lends itself to different theories and approaches to health promotion. The Corner has a long history of raising awareness of national health days … Continue reading

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Oops…Shaky Start Tuesday

We’ve had a wee publishing difficulty with our TaysideHealth blog today. So that you don’t miss out here’s a link… Healthy Start by Carol Burnett Hopefully normal publishing service will resume next week. Happy reading.

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Healthy Start by Carol Barnett

Healthy Start is a UK-wide government scheme to improve the health of pregnant women and families on benefits or low incomes. Healthy Start supports low-income families in eating healthily, by providing them with vouchers to spend on cow’s milk, fresh … Continue reading

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