Written 10 posts
29th June 2022
We invited Paul Nelis from the Scottish Community Development Centre to explore the impact of Scotland’s National Standards for Community Engagement.
9th June 2022
Paths for All, who are part funded by Scottish Government, involved people with dementia in the planning and design of their dementia friendly walking programme. We invited Carl Greenwood, Senior Development Officer at Paths for All to share the positive impact this has had. At Paths for All, we support a network of over 670…
20th May 2022
In the last year, tea (yes, tea!) has helped to initiate over 170 conversations between over 240 Scottish Government employee’s about public engagement and participation.
7th April 2022
An independent, web-based mechanism, funded by the Scottish Government, through which the people of Scotland can give anonymous, real-time feedback about healthcare services.
3rd March 2022
Across all of our work at Forestry Land Scotland, input from the public and communities is encouraged and is very important to us.
18th February 2022
The Scottish Government has published a draft plan on ending the need for food banks as a primary response to food insecurity. In this blog we hear from the food insecurities team about how people were involved in its development and what happens next.
16th February 2022
In October 2021 with the publication of the refreshed Digital Health and Care Strategy, we committed to developing Scotland’s first dedicated Data Strategy for Health and Social Care. In this blog colleagues from the Digital Health and Care team share how they are engaging stakeholder and citizens in the development of this strategy.
3rd February 2022
Faith and belief stakeholders represent a large cross-section of the population of Scotland, making them valuable contributors to policy development.
24th January 2022
Participatory budgeting can be a powerful way for children and young people to have their say on decisions that affect them.