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The Joint Health Improvement Team leads and supports work across the Scottish Borders to improve health and reduce health inequalities.

The Joint Health Improvement Team :

  • Leads and supports work across the Scottish Borders to improve health and reduce health inequalities.
  • Operates with partners in the NHS, Scottish Borders Council, Police Scotland, the community and voluntary sector as well as the public.
  • Supports people at all stages of their lives on a range of topics including nutrition, physical activity, tobacco, mental health and suicide prevention, respectful relationships and sexual health.  
  • Develops partnerships to achieve better health outcomes, through community development and workforce development and to influence plans and strategies that have an impact on health and wellbeing.

For more information visit the Joint Health Improvement Team pages of the Public Health webpage.