NHS Health Scotland
Outcome Indicators


d. Reduction in number of fast food outlets near key community venues.


A reduction in number of fast food outlets in the vicinity of key community venues (e.g. schools, leisure, youth centres, parks); may restrict exposure to high energy products in local community settings (particularly those accessed by children and young people)

This action is particularly geared towards children and young people


Related actions from Route Map Action Plan – energy consumption (1.7)

Supporting implementation of the 'Beyond the School Gate' benchmarking guidance for community planning partnerships on provision of lower energy and less energy dense food options in the community, e.g. through limiting the number of fast food outlets near schools, leisure centres, parks and youth centres and encouraging the provision of outlets for healthy convenience food and drink.