The Sexual Health, Health Improvement team is part of Sandyford. Health Improvement is the area of public health practice concerned with improving the health and wellbeing of populations and reducing inequalities. Utilising health promotion, prevention and community development approaches to influence the lifestyle, socio-economic, physical and cultural environment of populations, communities and individuals.
In Scotland the discipline of Health Improvement has a leadership role for addressing inequalities in population health at structural, community or group and individual level.
The team builds capacity to enhance the knowledge, skills, competence and approaches of partner organisations and the professionals and volunteers working with them. This involves the planning, delivery and evaluation of interventions designed to empower people to make informed sexual and relationship choices on the basis of accurate information, a positive sense of identity, skills, and an understanding of rights and responsibilities.
The team can be contacted via email to discuss any support or development that you require from our team.