Tackling the Divide: Exploring Health Inequalities in Scotland
16th October 2023
09:15 – 10:15
PJ& Live, Aberdeen
Despite being one of the wealthiest countries in the world, health inequalities are on the rise in Scotland, and have been exacerbated by events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the cost of living crisis. With urgent progress needed, we’ll be considering how socioeconomic factors are influencing health inequalities and what further action is needed to improve health outcomes. Bringing together a range of health organisations, the conversation will focus on ensuring equitable access to diagnosis and treatment, as well as the technological devices that support self-management.
Journalist, Holyrood Magazine
Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care
Dr Marion Slater
Consultant Physician and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Chief Executive Officer of Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans
National Director, Diabetes Scotland
Name Surname MP
Shadow Minister for Skills and Further Education
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