research report

Hidden needs

Demonstrates the yawning gaps in data, information analysis and research in four of the most vulnerable populations in society, namely vulnerable migrants, gypsies and travellers, homeless people and sex workers.

One person, one team, one system

Policy report that looks at health and care services holistically, with the person, not the institution, at the centre. It proposes a set of recommendations that will focus on helping people stay well, manage their conditions and promote their independence; it suggests how incentives can be aligned across health and care organisations to encourage them to put people's interests first; and it encourages health and social care to work in partnership for their communities, without proposing expensive and distracting structural reorganisations.

The clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of community-based interventions aimed at improving or maintaining quality of life in children of parents with serious mental illness: a systematic review

An evidence synthesis of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of community-based interventions for improving QoL in children of parents with serious mental illness (SMI).

The experiences of mothers aged under 20: analysis of data from the Growing Up in Scotland study

The aim of this research was to use data from the Growing Up in Scotland study to explore the characteristics, circumstances and experiences of first-time mothers in Scotland aged under 20 at the time of the child‟s birth and examine how they compare with those of older mothers in two age groups - those aged 20 to 24 and those aged 25 or older.