A Literature Review on the Existing and Recommended Service Provision and Models of Care.
In early 2006, the Scottish Executive Justice Department commissioned a review of the available evidence on volatile substance abuse (VSA) among young people in Scotland, particularly, in relation to the prevalence and nature of VSA, successful prevention of VSA and effective communication of VSA information and messages.
This report details the findings of that review and makes recommendations for the way in which the review of evidence can be used to take forward the volatile substance abuse agenda in Scotland.
The Healthy Care Programme is funded by the Department for Education and Skills and developed by the National Children’s Bureau. It is a practical means of improving the health and well-being of looked after children and young people in line with the Department of Health Guidance Promoting the Health of Looked After Children (2002) and the Change for Children Programme.
One of a series of six transforming community service best practice guides for frontline staff and their leaders which aim to help to deliver High Quality Care for all: the Next Sate Review. Each guide has a similar framework, clearly setting out ambitions, taking action to deliver the action, using best available evidence and demonstrating and measuring achievement.
This short report provides an overview of Choosing Health, the Government’s recent public health White Paper, from a public mental health perspective. It aims to identify both the gaps and opportunities in the White Paper and to provide a framework for addressing these.
Report presenting the findings of a research study which applied a social marketing framework to eight examples of health improvement campaigns and initiatives in order to inform the development of a social marketing health improvement strategy for Scotland.
Report of a study undertaken to provide an evidence base for assisting the UK Department for Children, Schools and Families and Department of Health's revision of the guidance on improving the health of looked after children.
This review gathered evidence from a variety of sources to examine the current and future contribution of mental health nurses in Scotland to meeting health policy objectives for the care and support of people with mental health problems.
It takes its place as part of a number of initiatives considering the nursing responses to the new health policy agenda in Scotland.
Website of Education for Choice, the only UK-based educational charity whose purpose is to enable young people to make informed choices about pregnancy and abortion.
This report focuses on the work of a small selection of people in Scotland to promote healthy eating among people with learning disabilities. The report will be of interest to those in the learning disability sector with a responsibility for, or interest in, food, health or training. It will also be of use to those who are involved in the delivery or promotion of the REHIS (Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland) Elementary Food and Health course, which this work was based on.