“it is highly probable that Omicron will outcompete Delta and become the dominant variant within Scotland very quickly, with the potential to cause high case numbers.”
Public Health Scotland Urges People to Postpone Christmas Parties
“I appreciate that everyone is keen to celebrate this festive season, particularly after the pressures of the last twenty months, but by postponing some plans we can all do our bit to protect ourselves and our loved ones.” Dr Nick Phin, Director of Public Health Science and Medical Director, PHS
Orkney’s First Community Fridge
Greener Orkney has been awarded a grant of £4,000 toward the initial setup costs.
Are We Prepared For Future Pandemics?
“The danger is that government focuses on immediate distractions, without developing effective strategies to identify and control new forms of risk. “-Professor John Bryson, from the University of Birmingham
“The risks posed by climate change could dwarf those of any single disease. ” World’s Top Health Professionals Message to Politicians
“This unprecedented joint publication shows our global concern and how we want to be part of acting on climate change.”
Improving Our Urban Places
A 5 year project is taking place which will look at how urban areas can transform into more healthy living spaces.
Johnson’s Freedom Day ‘a dangerous and unethical experiment’
“On July 19, 2021—branded as Freedom Day—almost all restrictions are set to end. We believe this decision is dangerous and premature.”
From barriers to behaviour
“ My freedom affects your freedom “Professor Stephen Reicher (Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Social Psychology at the University of St Andrews and a member of the SAGE subcommittee on behaviour science)
How we responded to #Covid19: ‘decisions mattered and had consequences’
Over 3 million people have died in the world as a result of contracting the highly infectious Covid19 virus. 128,000 in the UK and of that 7,661 have been in Scotland.
‘Summer to Recover’ Campaign
The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has launched a new campaign Summer to Recover: Winter-Proofing Urgent and Emergency Care for 2021.