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Public Health: Useful Websites

Useful Websites

Alzheimer Scotland 

A guide to daily activities aimed at carers of people with dementia. 


Age Scotland 

Age Scotland is the leading charity representing older people in Scotland.  


Critical Reading 

A guide from Colorado State University. 

Critical Thinking 

The University of Edinburgh’s guide to critical thinking. 


European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies 

A partnership that brings together different policy perspectives to identify what health systems and policies evidence Europe’s decision makers need. The Observatory then generates and shares the evidence. The website includes analysis and performance assessment. 


NHS Digital 

The national provider of information and data for commissioners, analysts and clinicians in health and social care. This website is a source of reports, research, and statistics. 

Public Health Scotland 

Scotland’s national agency for improving and protecting the health and wellbeing of all of Scotland’s people. 

Royal Society for Public Health 

The RSPH is an independent health education charity and the world’s oldest public health body. 

Understanding Health Research 

This tool will guide you through a series of questions to help you to review and interpret a published health research paper. 



The World Health Organization’s website contains information by country, news, statistics and publications on a range of topics.