Network Reports

Climate Change

Following the review of the Healthy Environment Network some members suggested that climate change was a topic they would like to discuss further. Our climate change paper highlights useful resources in Scotland and the UK.

Healthy Environment Network position paper on Environment and Health: identifying the priorities (May 2008)

As a result of discussions at a number of network meetings, the following priorities have been identified for consideration and action by the network itself and its members. These are action on urban design and health environments and on transport and climate change. Further discussion and proposed actions can be found in the position paper.

Health Improvement and the Physical Environment (June 2006)
This report provides an overview of the Network’s views on environmental influences on health improvement priorities.

Safer Routes to School (May 2004)
This document provides links to website reports by other organisations of relevance to the Safer Routes to School initiative.

Environmental Justice (November 2003)
This report details interviews with HEN members and contacts suggested by the Network on the way in which environmental justice is interpreted in Scotland and its links with health and health inequalities.

A more extensive thesis on the above study can be obtained by e-mail from sheila.beck@nhs.net.