CHEX-Point Newsletter Issue 47 - Out now!
We've now published the latest edition of CHEX-Point Newsletter - the quarterly magazine that brings you a deep dive into the issues affecting community-led health. We've got some brilliant articles, case studies and updates for you in this edition.
It's a great selection of articles from people across the sector - we hope you enjoy it!
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Community Health Exchange
CHEX is short for Community Health Exchange. We promote and support community-led health -where local communities identify the issues that are important to them and organise to take collective action to address these issues and improve their health.
Paul Gray, Director General Health and Social Care and Chief Executive of NHS Scotland:
If you are a local group or organisation in Scotland working to improve the health of your community, or if you are in the statutory sector supporting this type of work, you can register with us for information, advice, networking and training opportunities.
Find out more about CHEX and our network of local community-led health organisations by selecting from the buttons below, or for more about what we do, use the menu on the left.
What is community-led health?
Want to know more about community-led health? Watch a short clip of our film 'The Picture of Health' below featuring some of the local organisations CHEX supports.
*further chapters of the film can be accessed here along with subtitled versions*
CHEX response to Scottish Parliament call for evidence on Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill
We have submitted our response to the Local Government and Regenration Committee's call for evidence on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill.
Health Issues in the Community Tutor Training
The next HIIC Tutor Training Course will take place on Tue 28th and Wed 29th October 2014 in Glasgow.
Evidence for Success guide – now available
CHEX has helped to produce this guide to getting and using evidence, which offers easy to follow, step-by-step guidance and resources to support organisations to use evidence to influence policy and practice.
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