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NHS Lothian Health Promotion Service – Capacity Building Training Programme


Please find information regarding our upcoming training courses starting in September 2017.

NHS Lothian Health Promotion Service 2016-17 Annual Report


Please take a moment to read our Annual Report which contains a snapshot of our activities for 2016-17.

​4 DAYS TO GO!! NHS Lothian Health Promotion Service – Capacity Building Training Programme – Training Needs Assessment


​4 DAYS TO GO!! NHS Lothian Health Promotion Service would like your views on our Capacity Building Training Programme...

Alcohol Brief Interventions (ABIs) and increasing provision of an arrest referral service in West Lothian


NHS Lothian Health Promotion Service, NHS Health Scotland and West Lothian Drug and Alcohol Service (WLDAS) commenced a one year study in August 2015 which tested the inclusion of ABIs delivered in a custody setting - please read the full report here...

NHS Lothian Alcohol Brief Interventions Annual Report 2015-16


The delivery of Alcohol Brief Interventions is a key priority for the Scottish Government. Please read our Alcohol Brief Interventions annual report here...

Transgender Workplace Support Guide


The Transgender Workplace Support Guide provides information for transgender employees, employer/managers and human resources staff on creating safe places for people to be open about their gender identity at work.

NHS Lothian Health Promotion Services 2015-16 Annual Report


Please take a moment to read our Annual Report which contains a snapshot of our activities for 2015-16.

Scientists develop advanced quiting smoking app


The app, developed by scientists at St Andrews University, Fife, brings together statistical modelling, behavioural psychology, self-tracking, and computer science.

NHS Health Scotland Health Inequalities eLearning modules


NHS Health Scotland Learning and Workforce Development team have just launched 2 new e-learning modules aimed at helping staff reduce health inequalities, which are free for everyone to access via the Health Scotland Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

The Health of the 51%: Women


Being the first woman Chief Medical Officer has played a part in my decision to focus this, my fourth advocacy report, on women’s health.

NHS Lothian Health Promotion Service Training Courses and Workshops


NHS Lothian Health Promotion Service training courses and workshops are free of charge and open to anyone working in a paid or voluntary capacity in Lothian.

NEW online ordering system for Health Promotion resources


The Health Promotion Service are proud to announce a new online ordering system with images and PDFs of a number of resources at your finger tips

Money Matters in Mid Lothian


This is the final report on a pilot project undertaken in Midlothian during 2014-2015 that developed and tested a money matters toolkit.

Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse rolls out across Scotland


Following successful pilots in Ayrshire and Aberdeen, Police Scotland will be staging the national roll out of the Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse (Scotland) (DDAS) from 1st October 2015.

WHO Report on reducing free sugar to 5%


The full final draft report looking at reducing free sugars to 5% inline with WHO guideline.

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) campaign


Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) campaign highlights one of the severest forms of child abuse and provides information on the practise of FGM in Scotland.

Health & Social Care Partnership Draft Strategic Plans – have your say


From April 2016 responsibility for the planning and operational oversight of some services will pass from the City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian to a new body called the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

Inequality briefing: Good work for all


Health Scotland inequality briefing on good work for all focuses on the role that good work for all can play in reducing health inequalities.

We Can Stop It


'We Can Stop It' rape campaign aims to raise public awareness of what rape is and what consent really means. Aimed at perpetrators of rape, the key message of the campaign is that sex without consent is rape and that perpetrators will be punished.

Last Reviewed: 18/07/2016