Taking steps to measure your impact on health inequalities

Venue: Various locations: Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee

Free workshops are being offered to support you to understand the role that you and your organisation play in tackling health inequalities and take steps to measure your impact. This training is funded by NHS Health Scotland through the National Learning Collaborative on Inequalities. There are two workshops available in various locations. Further details can be read below. 

Intergenerational Training For Trainers and Practitioners - Dumfries and Galloway

Date / Time: 21/11/2018 - 10:00 to 16:00
Venue: The Crichton Trust, Grierson House, The Crichton, BAnkend Road, Dumfries DG1 4ZE

Generations Working Together are holding Edition 2 of the Intergenerational Training Course for Trainers and Practitioners.

21st November 2018, 10:00am–4:00pm at The Crichton Trust, Grierson House, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4ZE (£75 Full / £50 Concession)

Independent Advocacy Standards - Focus Group meeting

Date / Time: 22/11/2018 - 10:30 to 13:00
Venue: Cairndale Hotel, English St, Dumfries DG1 2DF

The Social Security (Scotland) Act requires the Scottish Government to make advocacy support available to those people with a disability who need an advocates help when engaging with the Scottish social security system.  The Scottish Government must also set out independent standards for services providing this social security advocacy support. 

 Should you be interested in working with Social Security Advocacy to develop the standards, please complete the attached form.

Using the law to advance rights: Overcoming barriers and creating opportunities

Date / Time: 22/11/2018 - 14:00 to 16:45
Venue: Mackenzie Building, 172 High Street, Old Assembly Close, Edinburgh EH1 1QX

This conference will give participants valuable insight into the opportunities and challenges for organisations to use the law and courts to advance rights. Speakers will include those from organisations with firsthand experience of using public interest litigation, together with those with legal expertise, so that participants will be able to inform their strategic policy, communications and campaigning work.

Mental Health Training

Date / Time: 27/11/2018 - 09:15 to 16:30, 28/11/2018 - 09:15 to 16:30
Venue: Lesser Hall, Lockerbie Town Hall, High Street, Lockerbie, DG11 2ES

                                               SMHFA is a 2-day training course that teaches how to give initial help to someone experiencing mental health problems and how to deal with a mental health crisis situation or the first signs of someone developing mental il

Mental Health Training

Date / Time: 27/11/2018 - 09:15 to 16:30, 28/11/2018 - 09:15 to 16:30
Venue: Lesser Hall, Lockerbie Town Hall, High Street, Lockerbie, DG11 2ES

                                               SMHFA is a 2-day training course that teaches how to give initial help to someone experiencing mental health problems and how to deal with a mental health crisis situation or the first signs of someone developing mental il

Community Resilience Winter Roadshows

Date / Time: 07/12/2018 - 10:30 to 12/12/2018 - 17:00
Venue: Various locations across Nithsdale, Annandale and Eskdale

Diane Irving-Davidson and Mandy Patterson (Resilience & Community Safety Service ) will be out hoping to talk with the public – highlighting the importance of being “Ready for Winter”