NHS Scotland Global Citizenship Programme

The NHS Scotland Global Citizenship programme aims to increase NHS Scotland’s global health contribution by making it easier for all NHS staff to participate in global citizenship, both here in Scotland and overseas.

  • Find out about the NHS Scotland Global Citizenship Community, how to get involved and how to find out more

  • Listen to the 2023 Global Citizenship podcast with 2022 Scottish Health Awards' Global Citizenship Award finalists!

  • Read our professional adviser, Lesley Critchon’s thoughts on why we should bother with Global Citizenship!

  • Safely donated medical equipment can be an important part of healthcare around the world. Follow the 10 Step guide to ensure safe and effective donations.

Scotland cannot act with credibility overseas if we are blind to inequality here at home. And our ambitions for a fairer Scotland are undermined without global action to tackle poverty

Nicola Sturgeon Former First Minister

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To learn more about global health projects being taken forward by colleagues in the NHS and other sectors relevant to health, visit our Health Partnership map

Sharing Best Practice and Learning

Share best practice and knowledge with colleagues across the NHS and beyond by joining our People Register.

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The Scottish Global Health Co-ordination Unit provides facilitation and co-ordination support to global health partnership work in NHS Scotland.