• Inpatient Experience Survey – Exploring differences in inpatient experience

    4th April 2017 by

    Today, another report for the Inpatient Experience Survey 2016 was published. This time, the results being published have focused on whether certain characteristics or factors are associated with people’s experience of their care whilst in hospital. All the survey questions, which could be answered in a positive or negative way, have been included in this analysis....

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  • New blog platform

    28th February 2017 by

    We are piloting this new blog platform which we’ll use to post updates on important announcements about Scottish Official statistics, our statistics publications, consultations and events. This is likely to replace the ScotStat automated email system that we currently use to provide updates on announcements, if the pilot is successful. The blog is openly available...

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  • Social Care Statistics published for 2016

    5th December 2016 by

    Last week, we published the latest Social Care statistics. These provide detailed data on people who receive social care services in their own home and are useful for benchmarking and planning purposes as well as providing the definitive data for anyone interested in care at home. The publication includes information on home care services, community...

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  • Proposal for a new data collection on carers

    1st December 2016 by

    Carers across Scotland provide unpaid care and support to relatives, friends and neighbours who need help because of illness or disability. We estimate that around 788,000 people in Scotland are carers and annually they save the Scottish Economy nearly £11 billion, equivalent to the cost of the NHS in Scotland. The new Carers (Scotland) Act will...

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