Place and Health - Social Environments

Understanding a place - the people and the environment - allows locally informed approaches to be developed, drawing on all the assets and resources of a community and responding to the social economic and environmental potential of the place.

Learn more about inequalities, influence and control

Place and Health - Physical Environments

How we design and utilise our environment provides opportunities to improving people’s health.

Learn more about health and the physical environment

Place and Health - Place and Wellbeing Alliance

The Place & Wellbeing Alliance (P&WA) offers a forum for stakeholders to share resources, ideas and lessons learned to enable the on-going delivery, appraisal, and improvement of place-based working. The P&WA was created in 2015 to establish a national governance and support structure designed to effectively deliver Place Standard outcomes.

Learn more about the Place and Wellbeing Alliance

Place and Health

A briefing paper on Place and Wellbeing has been produced by the Spatial Planning, Health and Wellbeing Collaborative.

The paper contains helpful information on integrating land use planning and public health in Scotland.

Access the Place and Health briefing here