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Jul 18

Behind the headlines

Seen something in the news about lifestyle, screening, cancer? If you want to check it out try NHS England’s ‘Behind the Headlines’ website (https://www.nhs.uk/news/). This site provides a guide to the science that makes the news, looking at how health issues are reported in lay language. The coverage includes where the ...

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Jun 18

Welfare Foods – a consultation on meeting the needs of children and families in Scotland

The SCPN responded to a recent consultation by the Scottish Government to gain insight in to the best use of their devolved powers to better meet the needs of children and families in Scotland.You can read what the SCPN has to say on this matter here.

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May 18

A blueprint for cancer prevention

Today the much awaited Third Expert Report from the World Cancer Research Fund is published collating the most recent evidence on the link between lifestyle factors and cancer risk. WCRF’s Continuous Update Project (CUP) brings together an independent panel of scientists to carry out regular, systematic analyses of research into ...

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Mar 18

We held a Kitchen Table Talk!

The Scottish Food Coalition is inviting people from across Scotland to get together for Kitchen Table Talks to discuss the future of food in Scotland. The Scottish Government will soon introduce a ‘Good Food Nation Bill’ and they want this legislation to be a chance for everyone to shape Scotland’s food system. The purpose of ...

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Mar 18

Healthy Staff Awards

We had a great day on Monday 5th February celebrating World Cancer Day with our #WeCanICan conference. Held in Edinburgh, we had well over a hundred delegates gather to hear the experts present the latest evidence and practice to help the people of Scotland prevent cancer. If you weren’t able to join us you can […]

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Feb 18

Time is running out

Hello! I wonder if I might ask for your help ? For the last few years we have been building the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network to distribute our newsletter and emails about what is happening in the world of cancer prevention and lifestyle in people who have had a cancer diagnosis. We value all of […]

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Jan 18

A HEALTHIER FUTURE – ACTION AND AMBITIONS ON DIET, ACTIVITY AND HEALTHY WEIGHT

The SCPN response to  the Scottish Government’s consultation document A HEALTHIER FUTURE – ACTION AND AMBITIONS ON DIET, ACTIVITY AND HEALTHY WEIGHT   Are you responding as an individual or an organisation? Organisation Full name or organisation’s name: Scottish Cancer Prevention Network The Scottish Cancer ...

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Jan 18

Scottish Cancer Prevention Network Bursary

As the doctors of tomorrow you are the future in cancer prevention. As many of you may know, the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network (SCPN) is a group of people (health professionals, academics, lay people, charity workers) interested in getting the word out there that cancer is not just down to fate or bad luck, and […]

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Jan 18

SCPN Australian elective report

This report was written by Ehsan Salim, a 4th year medical student at the University of Dundee, on his experiences during his period of elective study in Melbourne, Australia in Summer 2017. We were delighted to support Ehsan by awarding him the 2017 SCPN student bursary. For my junior elective this year I went to […]

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Oct 17

The SCPN Survey is out…

We recently sent all our members a link to our annual survey in which you can help to shape the activities of the SCPN. We really do listen to your opinions so please take a few minutes to have your say (the average completion time is 4 minutes) https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/thescpnfeedback

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