Health and wellbeing

An ambitious but realistic public spending framework has been published which outlines how more than £180 billion will be invested to deliver priorities for Scotland.

The Resource Spending Review, which is not a budget, outlines how the Scottish Government will focus public finances in the coming years to tackle child poverty, address the climate crisis, strengthen the public sector as Scotland recovers from Covid and grow a stronger, fairer and greener economy.

RSABI is set to launch a special initiative during the summer in the run up to the Great Glen Challenge to celebrate their 125th anniversary this year.

The agricultural charity will be inviting people in the Scottish agricultural community to get behind its #Challenge125 initiative which will get underway on 23rd June on the opening morning of the Royal Highland Show and finish on 26th August when the Great Glen Challenge is held.

National Rural Mental Health Forum Seminar


11am - Welcome and Introductions

11:05 Scottish Rural Parliament - Advancing Equality

12:05 LGBT Health and Wellbeing - Tele-friending service

The Scottish Government seek to gather views on specific proposals relating to bovine tuberculosis, including diagnostic testing, cattle movements, isolation requirements and unclean cattle.

Update 20 October 2022 - Fund now closed to applications due to maximisation of funding pot

The second round of applications for the Rural Community Engagement Fund are now open - you can apply here.

Scottish Mental Health First Aid

This open course is run in partnership with Outfit Moray and welcomes bookings from other Moray third sector organisations. We are delighted to deliver this course at the beautiful Greenbrae Steading in Cummingston.

The mandatory housing measures for poultry and captive birds, which were introduced across the United Kingdom to help stop the spread of bird flu, will be lifted from 00:01 on Monday 2 May 2022, the Chief Veterinary Officers confirmed.

Are you a farmer or a crofter? We want to hear from you!

We are looking for research participants to investigate different aspects of wellbeing in farming and crofting communities.

The Mental Health Foundation is looking for people from all over Scotland with different life experiences and perspectives to join the new Diverse Experiences Advisory Panel for Mental Health and Wellbeing (DEAP).