Press & Publications

For all media enquiries contact:

tay.communications@nhs.scot and  pr@dundeecity.gov.uk

 

Conferences:

2nd International Social Prescribing Network Conference, 'From system to local', University of Westminster, 2019. Invited keynote speaker: Dr Viola Marx, Green Health Partnership Coordinator. Social Prescribing in Scotland. Green Health: Connecting Health and Voluntary Sectors

Faculty of Public Health Annual Conference, Dunblane, 2019 - Dr Viola Marx, Green Health Partnership Coordinator, Back to nature: Green Health Prescriptions as prophylaxis for ill-health (PowerPoint Slides)

Faculty of Public Health Annual Conference, Dunblane, 2019. Dr Viola Marx, Rebecca Strofton, Vicky Trimm, Ailsa Villegas. Making the most of Scotland's Outdoor Environment to deliver public health (Poster, awarded Faculty of Public Health Poster Prize).

 

 

Press releases:

Funding boost for scheme allowing Dundee doctors to prescribe fresh air and time in nature (The Courier)

Dundee Green Health Partnership launches to improve health and happiness (NHS Tayside)

Dundee GPs set to prescribe time in nature to patients (The Courier)

Dundee health professionals prescribe Green Health activities - The Green Health Prescription Project allows GPs and Health Professionals to prescribe outdoor physical activity to help patients become more active (Paths for all)

Dundee Green Health Partnership launches to improve health and happiness (Bio Dundee)

Funding boost for scheme allowing Dundee doctors to prescribe fresh air and time in nature (The Courier)

Doctors are now officially prescribing fresh air to patients (Country Living)

Dundee green health partnership launches (HealthandCare.Scot)

Supporting Community projects throughout the Tactran region - ReDiscover Dundee – by bike or trike (Tactran)

Take a Break Webinar - Mental Health Awareness Week: The benefits of green spaces for mental and physical health and mindfulness in nature (Dundee and Angus Chamber)

Green Health Partnerships wins Scottish Public Health conference for their poster’s contribution to public health (NHS Tayside Lowdown, poster and article)

Xplore Dundee supports new bus map - Xplore Dundee recently partnered up with Green Health Partnership to put together a plan of Dundee which incorporates bus routes and green space, to promote outdoor exploration and immersion in nature.

The Natural Health Service - Can nature make us healthier? Laura King looks at whether a dose of nature can be the right medicine (Corner-i)

Student hopes to plant seeds of interest in Community Garden (deadline)