Health and Social Care
18th October 2022 by Heather Woods
The first National Care Service Forum was held on Monday 3rd October. The theme of the Forum was “working together” and this was captured in the collaborative discussions and speeches that took place throughout the day. Over 300 people joined us in-person and a further 300 people joined online. Hundreds of people of people shared their...
18th October 2022 by healthsocialcare
Below are the concluding remarks from Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi‘s speech at the first National Care Service Forum Monday 3rd October 2022 at Perth Concert Hall. Kiana is an artist, filmmaker and activist and shared her lived experience of social care at the Forum. At the end of the day, we all need to care – care about...
26th September 2022 by Zarina Naseem
There is just one week to go until our first ever National Care Service Forum on 3 October at Perth Concert Hall. This event will bring a wide range of people with an interest in community health and social care together to discuss ideas and ambitions for the National Care Service. There’s still space for...
22nd September 2022 by Fiona McAra
This week we were very excited to announce the first big opportunity to get involved in designing the National Care Service (NCS) – the launch of our Lived Experience panel for adults with experience of social care in Scotland. Alongside this we have also opened a stakeholder register to ensure that stakeholders have the opportunity...
8th September 2022 by Anna Kynaston
I’m Anna Kynaston and I’m Deputy Director in the Social Care and National Care Service Development Directorate. Over the last 12 months I have been listening to the views of people, stakeholders and public partners about community health and social care in Scotland. As part of that I have been lucky enough to get out...
15th July 2022 by Kirstin Millar
Dr Paul Baughan, GP and Professional Adviser to CMO on Ageing and Health reflects on the development of ‘My Health My Care My Home’, a newly published healthcare framework for adults living in care homes.
25th May 2022 by Digital Health and Care Team
The Digital Health and Care Data Strategy team in Scottish Government raises awareness of the launch of the formal consultation on the Data Strategy for Health and Social Care.
11th May 2022 by Carol Sinclair - Chief Officer, Public Health Scotland
In this blog, Carol Sinclair explores how good quality health and social care data can improve health and care services. She discusses how the Data Strategy is helping to pave the way in improving gaps around health and care data.
10th May 2022 by Phil Sizer - Lead Trainer, The Pain Association
Phil Sizer, Lead Trainer at The Pain Association, reflects on educating carers of people with neurological conditions in order to highlight the importance of their own wellbeing.
22nd April 2022 by Adam Lang - Head of Nesta Scotland
This blog explores the various relationships that people in Scotland have with regards health and care data with a particular focus on voices which are not heard as easily or as often as others.