Scotland unveils new Women's Health Plan

66 point action plan

John Brazier
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Scotland unveils new Women's Health Plan

The Scottish government has launched a new strategy aiming to improve health and reduce inequalities for women.

The new Women's Health Plan, published today (20 August), contains 66 actions designed to "ensure all women enjoy the best possible healthcare throughout their lives." The actions included in the strategy have been informed by real life experiences of women who have given their feedback on what is important to them. It promotes key actions including appointing a national Women's Health Champion and a Women's Health Lead in every NHS board, establishing a Women's Health Research Fund to close...

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