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Equally Well: Report of the Ministerial Task Force on Health Inequalities - Volume 2

DescriptionThe Report Containing the Supporting Papers of the Ministerial Task Force on Health Inequalities.
Official Print Publication DateJune 2008
Website Publication DateJune 19, 2008


"Scotland's health is improving rapidly but it is not improving fast enough for the poorest sections of our society. Health inequalities ... remain our major challenge."
ISBN 978 0 7559 5761 3 (Web only publication)
This document is also available in pdf format (816k)


1. Introduction

2. Briefing paper on health inequalities by Professor Sally Macintyre (September 2007)

3. Key Statistics on health inequalities - summary paper (October 2007)

4. COSLA briefing paper: The role of local government (March 2008)

5. Smarter Scotland: Early years and young people (December 2007)
Early Years
Young People

6. Wealthier and Fairer Scotland: Tackling poverty and increasing employment (February 2008)
Enterprise and Employment

7. Greener Scotland: Physical environments and transport (March 2008)
Physical Environments

8. Safer Scotland: Harms to health and wellbeing: alcohol, drugs and violence (January 2008)
Alcohol use and associated harms
Action Programme for Tackling Drugs Misuse
Violence and Health Inequalities

9. Healthier Scotland: Health and wellbeing (November 2007)
Healthier Scotland
Health and Wellbeing of Offenders
Mental Health and Wellbeing

10. Equality and Diversity (April 2008)

11. Consultation events (March and April 2008)
Third Sector web consultation and event
Delivery Proofing event
Young Scot consultation