Draft strategy document that sets out the proposals for a Quality Strategy for NHS Scotland. These proposals are based on knowledge about what works well in Scotland, and builds on the range of excellent progress and work underway already at local, regional and national levels. The strategy has been developed through wide ranging discussions with the people working in NHS Scotland, and with patients and carers.
The official United Nations home page for Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It includes over 300 different language versions, available in HTML, PDF and graphical formats.
Paper looking at the problem of the increasing mismatch between employers expectations of young people and young people's expectations of and preparedness for employment. Drawing on the views and experiences of young people and employers it makes recommendations about what should be done to help young people survive and succeed in the workplaces of the future.
Response of the Scottish Homelessness and Employability Network to the Scottish Government discussion paper of June 2008 on their policies to reduce poverty in Scotland.
Annual review detailing the challenges faced by the social care sector over the past year, and highlights the issues and possible improvements to services.
This paper discusses the language surrounding addiction and recovery and the New Recovery Advocacy Movement.
Resource pack providing a range of information on mental health and its promotion and protection in communities and congregations. It contains practical activities and information to enable different church groups to discuss and debate specific subjects and concerns.
Paper identifying and exploring opportunities for using leadership to help overcome professional and organisational barriers in children's services in England and simultaneously promote service innovation which leads to better outcomes for children.
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.
Collection of papers focusing on the theme of renewing and refocusing understanding of innovation. It explores the notion that everyday interactions between people and public services are a potential source of new ideas and that public services should be developed through participation and co-production.