Taking action on smoking and health
The Improving Scotland's Health cross-party group brings MSPs, academics and campaigners together to improve Scotland's public health. The purpose of the group is:
In its work, the group follows these principles:
Public health: population measures are most effective and cost-effective
Rights: people have a right to health and wellbeing
Prevention: avoid harm rather than treat symptoms
Inequalities: reduce impacts on the most disadvantaged
Aspirational: make a difference for the next generation
Evidence: use best evidence & theories of change
Impartial: free of commercial or vested interest
Action: identify and take practical steps
Improving Scotland's Health CPG: Parliamentary website
Summary of meetings: November 2016 - October 2017
Action on Smoking & Health (Scotland) (ASH Scotland) is a registered Scottish charity (SC 010412) and a company limited by guarantee(Scottish company no 141711). The registered office is 8 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HB.
ASH Scotland acknowledges with thanks the support of the British Heart Foundation and the Scottish Government in developing our website.