Health and Social Care

  • Voices of community health and social care: Linda’s story

    14th July 2023 by

    Over the course of the past year, we have been up and down the country filming for our Voices campaign. We have heard from people who use and work in community health and social care, listening to their experiences and how this has shaped their hopes for the National Care Service.  Linda is the founder...

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  • Five enjoyable months

    14th July 2023 by

    I have now spent five very stimulating and enjoyable months as Scotland’s Women’s Health Champion and it is time to give you an update on what I have been doing. I am continuing to meet with people working in Women’s Health in Scotland including organisations in the third sector. With the Scottish Government’s Women’s Health...

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  • Voices of community health and social care: Sarah’s story

    10th July 2023 by

    Over the course of the past year, we have been up and down the country filming for our Voices campaign. We have heard from people who use and work in community health and social care, listening to their experiences and how this has shaped their hopes for the National Care Service. Sarah was diagnosed with...

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  • Voices of community health and social care: Jennifer’s story

    3rd July 2023 by

    Over the course of the past year, we have been up and down the country filming for our Voices campaign. We have heard from people who use and work in community health and social care, listening to their experiences and how this has shaped their hopes for the National Care Service.  Jennifer is the Lead Podiatrist...

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  • Voices of community health and social care: John’s story

    27th June 2023 by

    Over the course of the past year, we have been up and down the country filming for our Voices campaign. We have heard from people who use and work in community health and social care, listening to their experiences and how this has shaped their hopes for the National Care Service. John has a condition...

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  • Voices of community health and social care: Alison’s story

    15th June 2023 by

    Over the course of the last year, we have been up and down the country filming for our Voices campaign. We have heard from people who use and work in community health and social care, listening to their experiences and how this has shaped their hopes for the National Care Service. Alison is an occupational...

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  • Voices of community health and social care: Genevieve’s story

    6th June 2023 by

    Over the course of the past year, we have been up and down the country filming for our Voices campaign. We have heard from people who use and work in community health and social care, listening to their experiences and how this has shaped their hopes for the National Care Service.  Genevieve Smith is the...

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  • An update on how we are designing the Charter of Rights and Responsibilities

    25th May 2023 by

    We need a community health, social care and social work system that delivers for everyone in Scotland. We are working alongside the people who use and deliver services, and the organisations that represent them to achieve this – we call this process co-design. We want to update you on how we are co-designing the Charter...

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  • Voices of community health and social care: Gareth’s story

    28th April 2023 by

    Over the course of the past year, we have been up and down the country filming for our Voices campaign. We have heard from people who use and work in community health and social care, listening to their experiences and how this has shaped their hopes for the National Care Service. Gareth is in his...

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  • My first update as Women’s Health Champion

    25th April 2023 by

    As most of you will be aware, I took up my post as Women’s Health Champion at the end of January. I know that many of you were looking forward to someone taking up the post and so I thought you might like to know what I have been doing since I started, and how...

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