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RCN Scotland: guided walk (Glasgow)

25th June 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm



The event is a guided walk from the medieval Cathedral down the High Street to the River Clyde, which passes a variety of sites related to public health. Whether you are a walking fan or history enthusiast, work in health and social care or simply just want to spend time outdoors while exploring public health, our guided walk is open to all.


“Walking through the history of public health”

Date: Sunday 25 June 2017 11:00 – 13:00

Meeting Point: Meet outside Glasgow Cathedral to begin the walk. Glasgow Cathedral, Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ

Tickets: Tickets cost £5 and must be booked in advance by phone.


Take a walk along the spine of old Glasgow, from the medieval cathedral to the River Clyde.

See some reminders of how pioneers of public health – in all its forms – saved the inner city from overcrowded housing, poor drinking water and sanitation, unhealthy diets, epidemics, and airborne pollution.

Dr Ronnie Scott, a historian of Glasgow, will also show how the present city reflects changing attitudes to health and disease prevention.


To make a booking:

To book tickets please call our events team on 02920546460


The walk is part of the RCN Scotland programme to accompany our current exhibition of the history of public health nursing from the rise of social reform in the 19th century to the present day. For more information see our website A healthful form of work



25th June 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


RCN Scotland

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