ECHF is a leading voice in driving the health inequality agenda in Edinburgh.

We provide leaders of local community health organisations with the opportunity to connect, learn together and to share best practice and resources. We fundamentally believe that we are stronger together.

what our members are up to today

We still have some school uniform available, so feel free to pop in this Friday 14th August (tomorrow) anytime between 9am-11am #shirts #poloshirts #andmore

HIV Connects is back! Our next session will look at how we are moving forward from COVID-19. Join us (virtually) at 7pm on the 19th of August. Tell us how you are getting on as things start to return to normal!

Click to register:

Absolutely delighted @SpaceBroomhouse to be shortlisted as a finalist in #scotcharityawards 'Celebrating Communities' Award & now can take part in People’s Choice award vote.
#spaceinthecommunity Your vote could help us win! 🗳 Follow this link, thank you.

Aye, Right.

Just because you start seeing things differently, doesn't mean others will be quick to share your view.

Read Steve Coulson's latest blog ✍️

#personcentredness #wellbeing

Aye, right.

Aye, right.

If you’ve experienced a hate incident or crime you can report it to the police. You can also report a hate incident or crime even if it wasn’t directed at you. #stophatespeech #stophatecrime #humanrights #elrec #awareness

The Edinburgh Kiltwalk has gone virtual! And now you can do any challenge that takes your fancy, to help raise funds for HIV Scotland. Don some tartan and join the fun from the 11th-13th of September!

For more information and to register go to

As we age, the mechanisms in our body which tell us when we are getting dehydrated become less effective & we tend not to feel thirst as readily. Dehydration in older age can lead to a high risk of trips & falls, low mood & can worsen symptoms of dementia. #EdinComFood 🍓

Jacob Quagliozzi of @Housing_Justice shares JPIT's vision of ensuring those with lived experience of homelessness shape our response.
To hear more from him and those with lived experience head to: Link.
What will you do to end homelessness? #wydeh

Sending well wishes to those going back to school this week after the long stint at home. We can help our children get the best start to their day by giving them a healthy breakfast and these Mexican breakfast wraps are a great choice.
#EdinComFood 🍓

One of our #WritingToSayHello postcards has made it all the way to Germany! 💌

Whether you're posting one to a neighbour, or someone who lives on the other side of the world, it's a great way to show you care:

Make sure to tag us with what you’ve sent!

Every day feels unique in #SocialCare.🤩🤗

You feel fulfilled knowing that you have supported someone in their day-to-day life.

Read about Becah’s unexpected #career #opportunity here:

Fringe in Five Photos, Day 5. For our last photo, we remember the Festival fireworks, what a way to end a fabulous month in Edinburgh! Now it's your turn. Show us your favourite Fringe Festival memories by taking part in the Fringe in Five Photos -

What are your experiences with face masks during the coronavirus pandemic?

@DrEsmee from De Montfort University is looking to hear from #deaf people. Participants will be given a £10 voucher as a thank you.

Interested? Email More information. 👇

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