Health and Social Care
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.
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.
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.
18th March 2022 by Kirstin Millar
“Hear My Voice and Return to Sender” is a collaborative project between Abbotsford Care and the Care Home Hub from Fife Health and Social Care Partnership. The project is exploring new methods of feedback and engagement to support the development of the Scottish Government’s new healthcare framework. As part of developing this framework, we have had many engagement sessions. Hearing the voice of people living in care homes will be an important part of this process.
17th February 2022 by Kirstin Millar
An introduction to a new healthcare framework for adults and older people living in care homes. This will set out what healthcare should be available for people living in care homes, how we can enable this
and a plan of how this will be implemented. On this first post, we have a spotlight on Perth and Kinross’ Go4Gold Care Home Games Challenge event.
14th January 2022 by Zoe Rohde - Communications and Content Manager
Colin Birchenall, Chair of the Working Group and Chief Technology Officer of the Digital Office for Scottish Local Government shares his views and ambitions for the development of the Data Strategy for Health and Social Care.
20th December 2021 by Zoe Rohde - Communications and Content Manager
Blog by Ryan Anderson (Policy Lead for Data Intelligence) This month Colin Birchenall, as the Chair of the Digital Health and Care Data Strategy Working Group, presented an update on the Data Strategy for Health and Social Care to the Health and Social Care Strategic Portfolio Board on the 8th December 2021. For those who…
22nd June 2018 by Isla Bisset
A year after the establishment of integration authorities the Scottish Government and the integration authorities’ Chief Officers invited The King’s Fund to work with them on embedding and developing their roles. We are pleased to say that the King’s Fund has now published it’s report Leading across Health and Social Care in Scotland – Learning from Chief Officers…
31st August 2017 by Isla Bisset
Last Friday myself and a colleague from Autism policy visited Teviot Court, a new purpose built specialist services for people with Autism, learning disabilities and complex support needs in Penicuik, Midlothian. The service has been built by Midlothian Council on the site of an old community centre. It will provide specialist 24 hour support, based on individual assessed needs, and…
24th September 2015 by Linda White
Integration isn’t new to West Dunbartonshire – our successful Community Health & Care Partnership was established in 2010, and that has enabled us to now seamlessly progress into being a Health & Social Care Partnership that embraces adult and older people’s services, children’s service and criminal justice services. In taking all of this forward, I…