Free health inequalities training – Wednesdays February 20 and 26

Interested in learning more about the impact of inequalities on health outcomes? Keen to understand your role better in tackling health inequalities? Interested in learning how to evaluate your impact on health inequalities?

After the demand in its first run, CHEX (Community Health Exchange) and Evaluation Support Scotland have joined forces to again offer FREE workshops in Dumfries and Galloway to support you to understand the role that you and your organisation play in tackling health inequalities and take steps to measure your impact.

The training is funded by NHS Health Scotland through the National Learning Collaborative on Inequalities.

‘Introduction to Inequalities’ Half Day Workshop on Wednesday February 20 from 1pm – 4:30pm, at Castle Douglas Community Centre.

Delivered by CHEX, the training will enable you to:

• Understand the impact of inequalities on health outcomes.

• Identify the differences between the terms ‘equality’ and ‘equity’.

• Know the right to health framework and its importance in addressing inequalities.

• Reflect on how your own role/service can contribute to reducing health inequalities or support human rights.

Who is it for?

Whether you work in the Community and Voluntary Sector, the NHS or Local Authority you may be interested in this interactive training which will take place in a cross-sectoral group.

You can register for this workshop here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/V2CPQ2Y

‘Taking steps to measure your impact on health inequalities’ Full Day Workshop is on Wednesday February 26 from 10am – 4pm, also at Castle Douglas Community Centre.

Delivered by Evaluation Support Scotland, this workshop will enable you to understand how to evaluate your activities to prevent health inequalities or mitigate the effects of inequalities by:

• Being clear about your reach and the need you are meeting.

• Setting outcomes to show the difference your organisation makes on health inequalities.

• Collecting evidence to show your impact.

• Identifying longer term or strategic outcomes which are important to your work and explaining your contribution to these outcomes.

Who is this for?

This event is aimed at staff or volunteers who work for a third sector organisation and already have evaluation experience including those that do not typically think of themselves as being in the health field.

There will be a limited number of spaces available for public sector representatives who are working in service delivery role.

You can register for this workshop here: http://www.evaluationsupportscotland.org.uk/workshops/events/172/

You can register for one or both workshops, places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.