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  • Voluntary Health Scotland Annual Conference and AGM

    Created: 03/10/2017

    When: 9.30am - 4.00pm, Thursday 16 November 2017
    Where: Radisson Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street , Glasgow, G2 8DL
    This event is being organised by Voluntary Health Scotland
    Places for voluntary sector delegates (staff, committee members or volunteers) 45.00 per person
    Places for non-voluntary sector delegates are 65.00 per person

    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    Real: something that actually exists, is not imagined, invented or theoretical

    Realistic: representing things in a way that is accurate and true to life

    There may be broad consensus around the need to co-create health with people and tackle unsustainable and undesirable practices in health care but what does Realistic Medicine mean in practice for people and communities?

    Voluntary Health Scotland (VHS) invite you to ‘Get Real’ about health in Scotland and join them in exploring the big themes that the VHS network told us this year’s conference should focus on.

    • Let’s reality check the progress being made in transforming Prevention, Public Health and Health and Social Care Delivery
    • How are real people and real communities providing imaginative solutions to complex health issues? And are we paying attention?
    • How are public, third and community sectors forging more opportunities to work together as leaders, collaborators and innovators?
    • How can we realistically address the underlying socio-economic causes of health inequalities?

    Can we get really get real about health in Scotland?

    Confirmed Speakers:

    Andrew Fraser, Director of Public Health Science, NHS Health Scotland

    David Walsh, Public Health Programme Manager, Glasgow Centre for Population Health

    Robert Skey, Head of Public Health Reform, Scottish Government
    Professor Jamie Pearce, Centre for Research on Environment Society and Health, University of Edinburgh

    Claire Stevens, Chief Officer, Voluntary Health Scotland
    Nicola Hanssen, General Manager, ROAR- Connections for Life

    Susan Lowes, Policy and Public Affairs Manager for Scotland, Marie Curie

    Calum Irving, Director, See Me

    Ruth Dorman, CEO, Deaf Blind Scotland

    Lorraine Gillies, Senior Manager, Audit Scotland

    Book your place by clicking here.

    VHS have a range of sponsorship options and exhibition opportunities at the event. VHS Annual Conference Sponsor options 2017.

    If you would like to be kept informed of conference developments or discuss any aspect of the event, please contact Lauren Blair.

    Event Costs

    Attendance at this event is free for members. Third sector non member deleates can book for £45.00 with public sector booking for £65.00. 

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