School of Health in Social Science

Referendum and Health and Social Care Debate

Health professionals and academics discuss the changing nature of healthcare in Scotland and how this might have an impact on the independence debate.


  • Dr Ian McKee, Yes Scotland campaign
  • Neil Findlay MSP, Better Together campaign
  • Theresa Fyffe, RCN (Royal College of Nursing) Scotland
  • John Harries, The University of Edinburgh

Chaired by Professor Charlotte Clarke, Head of the School of Health and Social Sciences, The University of Edinburgh

Who should attend?

  • Health professionals, academics and students, those working in the independent and third sector and those currently providing social care.
  • All those who wish to discuss the future of health care provision in Scotland and whether this is best provided at a Scottish or UK level.

Though the primary focus of this event is health and social care, there will be opportunities for attendees to ask the speakers about any issues related to the referendum.

Referendum and Health and Social Care Debate

Monday 12 May 2014, 4.00pm

Monday 12 May 2014, 6.00pm

Godfrey Thomson Hall, Moray House School of Education, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9AQ

Find out more about the debate's venue, Thomson's Land

Register on the debate's website


This event is free, however registration is essential as numbers are limited.

Please register on the debate's website