Head of Public Health Intelligence at NHS Western Isles in Scotland. Team of busy Analysts monitoring health and wellbeing patterns for population of Western Isles. Also, have role in number of projects looking at innovative approaches to remote and rural health issues. Particular interest in loneliness and social isolation and its health impacts which forms part of my ongoing PhD.
Isolation and loneliness have long been known to have deep-rooted psychological impacts. There is now a growing body of evidence that loneliness is as great a public...