Health

Network for SEs making a positive impact on health and well-being.

The Health SEN welcomes any social enterprises (and aspiring social enterprises) that seek to make a positive impact on health and well-being as new members to the Network.

Mary Sinclair is the dedicated coordinator for the Health SEN and is supported by the Social Enterprise Health & Wellbeing Roundtable.

The Health SEN aims to be informed on health and social care legislation and initiatives which support innovative practices to healthy communities, working towards three key outcomes:

  • Grassroots level social enterprises are better informed, encouraged, networked and supported.
  • Members make a better contribution to policy development (local and national) and increase the value they bring to local communities economically, socially and environmentally.
  • More collaborative working amongst members, increasing their capacity and role in delivering services in their respective communities.

A monthly Social Enterprise Health & Wellbeing Newsletter is available SEN members and opportunities are regularly available for members to discuss key issues and network.

To join the Health SEN or find out more contact Mary Sinclair or on 07525 864 333.

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Mary Sinclair

Join the Health SEN

To join the Health SEN or to find out more contact Mary Sinclair  or call 07525 864 333.

Check out Discussions & Newsletter for policy & resource links for Senscot’s current priority issues, including: Loneliness, Dementia, Diet & Obesity, Mental Health, Social Prescribing.

Key policy documents on improving health & wellbeing and addressing health inequalities in Scotland.

If you would like to recommend any other policy documents, please contact Mary Sinclair.

The resources listed below include national academic, statutory and third sector support organisations with a focus on improving health & wellbeing or addressing health inequalities, some concentrating on the third sector or social enterprise.

 

Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health

NHS Health Scotland

 

Voluntary Health Scotland

Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

Coalition of Care & Support Providers in Scotland (CCSP)

Community Health Exchange (CHEX)

Scottish Communities for Health and Wellbeing: The Alliance of Community-led Health Improvement Organisations

Voluntary Action Scotland