Fairer Healthier Scotland Strategy

Welcome to Scotland's health improvement agency

Our new corporate strategy, A Fairer Healthier Scotland, sets out the role, direction and priorities of NHS Health Scotland for the next five years. Our commitment is to focus on the biggest health challenge facing Scotland – health inequalities. 

Visit the About section to find out about what we doour boardprocurement and vacancies, and to read our newsletter.

Your Health

For information and advice on your health, please visit the NHS 24 website (external website).

You can also check out our public-facing websites, including:

Scotland's health

All about our work to increase understanding of Scotland's public health including evidenceevaluationresearch publications and population health information.

Health Topics

Find information about health improvement delivery programmes, including immunisationchild healthy weighttobaccosuicide preventionwellbeing in sexual healthalcohol and a Resource for Community Health Partnerships


Our Equality, People and Performance Directorate offers advice and support to NHS Scotland on delivering equality and diversity, eliminating discrimination and reducing health inequalities.


Information and development opportunities for the health improvement workforce including training support for HEAT targets and other initiatives. 


Access our online publications, our Research Information and Guidance, our Library and Knowledge ServicesFreedom of Information and links to Health Scotland websites. You will also find links to key partners' websites such as SHOW, NHS 24 and ScotPHO.