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.