joint working

UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might occur in FE colleges and the steps which can be taken to both prevent bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.

Working paper offering a review of research findings on the subject of referrals and working relationships between Jobcentre Plus and other organisations helping people with health problems and disabilities.

This report has been written for people interested in breaking down stigma and discrimination attached to mental ill-health. It provides an overview of some of the steps to consider when setting up an anti-discrimination programme and reports on the success of one such project. Section 1 explores "stigma busting" approaches. Section 2 describes Kent Mental Health Awareness in Action project which involved the Institute of Psychiatry, World Psychiatric Association, and two local awareness groups. Section 3 is an evaluation of the Kent Workshop Programme.

Code of good practice developed to facilitate a positive relationship between government and the black and minority ethnic voluntary and community sector.

Set of resources comprising training slides and detailed delivery notes to support implementation of the integrated working processes and tools, i.e. information sharing, Common Assessment Framework and lead professional.

Paper giving an overview of the main lessons learned from a study of two existing networks and partnerships in health and social services, Managed Clinical Networks and Health Action Zones. The issues raised are examined with a view to establishing the potential for identifying best practice for partnership working.

Document presenting the UK Government's strategy for making children and young people safer following a consultation on this issue.

Report discussing the challenges facing the environmental health profession in Scotland and the contribution it can potentially make to the Scottish Executive's Health Improvement Challenge.

UK Government white paper setting out how the Government will work with local councils, the NHS, voluntary organisations and people with learning disabilities and their families to create new opportunities for those with learning disabilities to lead full and active lives.

Report setting out the findings of a Rapid Evidence Assessment of international literature on effective substance misuse services for homeless people which reviewed good practice in other countries to discover if Scotland could learn any lessons from them.