Reducing harm caused by alcohol

Cross Party Group Improving Scotland's Health 2021 and beyond

Meeting Wednesday February 26 2020

Committee Room 4 at the Scottish Parliament

Topic Discussion: The National Preconception Health and Care Framework and opportunities to reduce risks to parents and children from health-harming products

Speakers:-

Carolyn Wilson, Team Leader, Supporting Maternal and Child Wellbeing, Scottish Government and Ashley Goodfellow, Consultant in Public Health, NHS Lanarkshire and Chair of the National Preconception Framework Group will speak on the development of the National Preconception Framework.

Dr Sarah Brown, Consultant Paediatrician at NHS Ayrshire & Arran will speak on alcohol consumption during pregnancy and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

Aliy Brown, FASD Project Lead, FASD Hub Scotland will speak on the FASD Hub.

Mary Ross Davie, Scotland Director of the Royal College of Midwives will speak on tobacco use and pregnancy.

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