• 24 September 2019

    Glasgow's Healthier Future Forum 24

    Location: 200SVS, 200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RQ
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    A Healthy Future for Children and Families

    The event presented, considered and debated the evolving evidence base and policy context in relation to what works, where, when, and how in supporting children and families and how this can be better embedded in our systems in an equitable and sustainable way. 

    The event was chaired by Pauline Craig, Head of Population Health at NHS Health Scotland with speakers included Prof John Delaney, University of Edinburgh and Dr Angela O’Hagan, Glasgow Caledonian University. GCPH presented a synthesis of findings from recent work which has explored the impact of both extended early learning and childcare provision and family support services on child/parent wellbeing.

    We intended this to be a lively, interactive event drawing on the creativity and energy of participants to draw out evidence for action, promising practice, emerging ideas and potential next steps to help build healthier futures for all children and families in Scotland.

    View the presentations below

    Welcome and introduction by the Chair

    Pauline Craig, Head of Population Health, NHS Health Scotland

    Re-imagining family support

    Professor John Devaney, Centenary Professor and Head of Social Work, University of Edinburgh

    The care economy and childcare

    Dr Angela O'Hagan, Senior Lecturer Glasgow School for Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University

    Supporting children and families to flourish: what more have we learned?

    Download the summary of Dr O'Hagan's presentation here

    Fiona Crawford, Consultant in Public Health, NHS GG&C/Glasgow Centre for Population Health

    Valerie McNeice, Senior Research Specialist, Glasgow Centre for Population Health

    Download the summary report here

    If you would like to follow or contribute to the event on Twitter, please use the hashtag #GHFF24