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  • Health & Care Experience Survey 2017

    31st October 2017 by

    People who have been randomly selected to complete the Health & Care Experience Survey 2017 will be contacted in November. They will receive a letter in the post that will tell them how they can complete the survey. It will also provide background information on the survey and answer some FAQs. What is the Health & Care...

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  • Information and data user research survey

    13th October 2017 by

    We launched an online user research survey on 21 September. This is a collaboration between the Scottish Government, the National Records of Scotland and NHS: Information Services Division. The purpose of this user research is to help improve our understanding of the needs of users of our data, statistics and research content that we make...

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  • June Agricultural Census 2017 – Results

    11th October 2017 by

    The latest set of figures on farming in Scotland shows increases in cereals, potatoes and sheep, but cattle numbers were down slightly. There was a small increase in the area rented, but the area of secure tenancies decreased. The Scottish Government’s Chief Statistician today released the results from the June 2017 Agricultural Census. There was...

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  • Scottish GDP grows by 0.1% in the second quarter of 2017

    4th October 2017 by

    Scottish GDP grows by 0.1% in the second quarter of 2017 The latest estimate of Scotland’s GDP shows growth of 0.1% since the first quarter of 2017. In the previous quarter the Scottish economy grew by 0.6%. UK GDP growth for this quarter was 0.3%. Scottish GDP grows by 0.5% over the year On an annual basis, compared...

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  • Scotland’s Mental Health

    26th September 2017 by

    Two weeks ago we published the latest statistics on mental health from our third Mental Health Inpatient Census, detailing key information on mental health services and the patients who access them. The Importance of Recognising Mental Health Mental health includes emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, act and how we...

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  • Exploring Differences in Cancer Patient Experiences

    26th September 2017 by

    A report exploring differences in peoples’ experiences of cancer care was published today. It looks at the relationship between peoples’ responses to the 2015/16 Scottish Cancer Patient Experience Survey and a range of factors. This kind of analysis will help our understanding of the differences in experience between different groups of people. It will also assist...

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  • Information and data user research survey

    21st September 2017 by

    The Scottish Government, in collaboration with the National Records of Scotland and NHS: Information Services Division are conducting user research. This will help us better understand the needs of users of our data, statistics and research content that we make available via our websites and other digital products. We will use the information gathered to...

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  • Bank Advances to Scottish Agriculture

    13th September 2017 by

    The total outstanding bank debt of Scottish farms increased five per cent over the past year, according to the latest statistics. A survey of the main banks and other lending institutions showed outstanding loans to Scottish farms rose by £113 million in the year to May 31, 2017. Total outstanding loans to the agricultural sector...

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  • Scottish Quarterly GDP – An expanded visual summary

    1st September 2017 by

    Over the past year, Scottish Government statisticians have been looking at ways of making GDP data easier to understand. In July 2017 (the 2017 Q1 publication) we published a visual summary of the GDP statistics which was extremely well received by a wide range of users. In October 2017 (for the 2017 Q2 GDP publication)...

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  • Who gets Free Personal Care in Scotland and what does it cost?

    31st August 2017 by

    This week we published the latest statistics on Free Personal Care describing the number of people benefitting from the Free Personal Care policy in Scotland and the cost of the policy. Who gets Free Personal Care in Scotland? Nearly 78,000 people in Scotland benefit from Free Personal and Nursing Care.  Just under 31,000 of these people live in Care Homes...

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