The 19th Public Health Information Network Scotland (PHINS) Seminar will take place on Friday 21st September at the Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.


9.00 – 9.30 Coffee & Registration
9.30 – 9.35 Welcome – Gerry McLaughlin, NHS Health Scotland
9.35 – 10.35

  • Health inequalities and their causes in Scotland and beyond International trends in health inequalities – how can we explain the differences? – Wendy Hearty, NHS Health Scotland
  • Recent trends in earnings and income inequalities in Scotland – David Walsh, Glasgow Centre for Population Health
  • Working or hurting? The impact of austerity, economic change and changes to social security on health in Scotland – Martin Taulbut, NHS Health Scotland

10.35 – 11.00 Questions/Discussion
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 -12.30 Innovative responses to inequalities

  • Modelling intervention effects at the national and local level in Scotland: the Informing Investment to reduce health Inequalities (“Triple I”) tool – Liz Richardson, NHS Health Scotland
  • From Houses to Homes to Health – Neil Hamlet, NHS Fife
  • What can we learn about the potential effects of a Universal Basic Income from studies of similar interventions? – Marcia Gibson, MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit,
    University of Glasgow

12.30 – 1.00 Discussion & Summing up
1.00 pm Close & lunch

When and Where

Venue: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Date and Time: 21st Sept, 9am-1pm


Further information and booking can be found at

This is not a SURF event please contact event organisers directly with any queries.

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