ECHF General Updates

ECHF General Updates

General Updates

BHealthy Together are Recruiting

Role: Community Development Worker. Are you looking to make a difference? B healthy together has an exciting opportunity to join our small, dynamic, grassroots charity. We provide activities, in response to community identified need, which addresses the impact of health inequalities, poverty and social isolation on those within our communities. This role provides an excellent opportunity to develop activities that respond to local need, in conjunction with the views of our local community members.  A key part of this role

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General Updates

ECHF is Recruiting

Forum Development Worker Full details here on Goodmoves The Role We are seeking an individual with excellent communication, IT and organisational skills to join the Forum. Working alongside the Strategic Development Manager, your role will be to carry out the administration of the Forum and to promote the work of the Forum. Building capacity and supporting forum members through regular meetings and training will be key as well as effective communication with the membership and key stakeholders. The post holder

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The Edinburgh Pact

The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership, responsible for delivering community and bed-based health and social care services for adults in Edinburgh, want to build thriving communities in Edinburgh and embrace the opportunity to create a different type of relationship with residents, communities and organisations across the city. The Partnership are starting a conversation to build the Edinburgh Pact. The Edinburgh Pact will be an agreement between the Partnership and everyone who lives and works in Edinburgh. Our first step is

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Sexual Health Services for Young People

On behalf of the Healthy Respect and Healthy Respect + Team Please see attached for information about current sexual health services available for young people, with full details of how to access these services. The Healthy Respect team (non clinical) are also still available via their usual emails or via the healthy.respect@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk email. We are very keen to reassure young people that they still have the right to access a confidential, non-judgemental service. We are still here for them (and you!) and are available

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General Updates

Scottish Government Stay Home, Stay Active Campaign

Getting your recommended levels of activity can be difficult during COVID-19 restrictions but taking advantage of the opportunity get out in the fresh air to do one form of exercise outside each day, for example a walk, run, or cycle (alone or with members of your household) can help reduce stress and help you feel more positive and energised.

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Edinburgh Community Food
Coronavirus

Best Start Food Boxes via Edinburgh Community Food

Edinburgh Community Food are supporting the Best Start Food scheme by supplying a substantially enhanced healthy food box for those in receipt of the Best Start Food Grant. This provides exceptional value for money to ensure young families have access to an affordable, healthy diet. Best Start Foods is a payment that replaces the UK Government’s Healthy Start vouchers in Scotland. The payment will replace the paper vouchers with a payment card, giving you more flexibility in how you use

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