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Women's health plan

Details: The Women’s Health Plan underpins actions to improve women’s health inequalities by raising awareness around women’s health, improving access to health care and reducing inequalities in health outcomes for girls and women, both for sex-specific conditions and in women’s general health.

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Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

Details: He was elected as an MSP for the Glasgow region in May 2011, and to the constituency of Glasgow Pollok since 2016. He has held a number of ministerial positions in the Scottish Government since 2012, and joined cabinet in June 2018 as Cabinet Secretary for Justice. He was appointed as Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care in May 2021.

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Senior health appointments

Details: Senior health appointments. Published: 11 Aug 2021 09:30. Part of: Health and social care. Chief Pharmaceutical Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officers announced. Professor Alison Strath has been confirmed as the Scottish Government’s new Chief Pharmaceutical Officer (CPO), while Professors Graham Ellis and Nicola Steedman have been

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Scotland's public health priorities

Details: Priority 5: A Scotland where we have a sustainable, inclusive economy with equality of outcomes for all. Inequalities are those unjust and avoidable differences across our population and between groups within it. This can be inequality in disposable income, health, wealth, power or social opportunity. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation

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Illnesses and long-term conditions: Cancer

Details: With effective population-based screening programmes, earlier detection, better diagnostic methods and advances in treatments, more people in Scotland are surviving cancer than ever before. We will improve the experience of and outcomes for people affected by cancer across Scotland by improving service delivery and reducing health inequalities.

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The First Minister in New York

Details: Next up was the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health, one of the top children’s hospital in the US. The hospital is linked to the Royal Hospital for Sick Kids in Glasgow and the First Minister was there to learn about and celebrate that relationship and find out about the leading care they

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First Minister's speech at Georgetown University, USA

Details: As I said a moment ago, without it, our population will start to decline. And everybody knows the consequences of that. A smaller number of working age people will have to support a growing number of older people. So severe restrictions on immigration pose a genuine risk to the long-term health of our economy and our society.

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Strategic Board gifts and hospitality: January to June

Details: Information about gifts and hospitality received by members of the Scottish Government's Strategic Board.

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New National Health and Social Care Standards

Details: The new Standards. We propose the following new Standards apply across health, care and social work services: 1. I experience high quality care and support that is right for me. 2. I am at the heart of decisions about my care and support. 3. I am confident in the people who support and care for me. 4.

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Health and Wellbeing: Responsibility of All

Details: own health and wellbeing Shared understanding of health and wellbeing across the learning community • Partners share intelligence about health and wellbeing and are involved in joint planning, delivery and evaluation of impact • Children …

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NHS recovery plan

Details: Mental Health. Growing demand for mental health services was a challenge pre-Covid, but the pandemic has exacerbated this. As a result, record levels of funding are being invested to support recovery, tackle backlogs in care, focus on prevention and early intervention, and transform services.Our recovery will build on the responsive and innovative work …

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Scottish Health Survey: 2021 update

Details: Scottish Health Survey: 2021 update. An update on the Scottish Health Survey (SHeS) which provides information on the health, and factors relating to health, of adults and children in Scotland. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Scottish Government face-to-face interviewing, including SHeS, has been suspended since the 17 March 2020.

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Women's health plan

Details: Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. World Health Organisation (WHO). A range of biological factors impact on women's health. Women and girls experience various health needs and risks during their lives which are not the same as those of men.

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Health and wellbeing responsibility of all resource

Details: own health and wellbeing Shared understanding of health and wellbeing across the learning community Partners share intelligence about health and wellbeing and are involved in joint planning, delivery and evaluation of impact • Children …

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Healthy eating in schools: guidance 2020

Details: Part of: Children and families, Education, Health and social care. ISBN: 9781800046115. Statutory guidance supporting the implementation of the Nutritional Requirements for Food and Drink in Schools (Scotland) Regulations 2020. Supporting documents. Healthy eating in schools: guidance 2020. Erratum. Supporting documents.

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Scottish Health and Industry Partnership Group

Details: The Scottish Health and Industry Partnership Group (SHIP) is an initiative hosted by the Chief Scientist Office (CSO) of the Chief Medical Officer Directorate and the Enterprise and Innovation Division of the Economic Development Directorate. It is aimed towards strengthening Scotland’s innovation activities in health and social care in order

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Health and Social Care Integration: core indicators

Details: Health and social care services contribute to reducing health inequalities. People, including those with disabilities or long term conditions or who are frail are able to live, as far as reasonably practicable, independently and at home or in a homely setting in their community.

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Health Records Services: Retention and Destruction of

Details: Health Records Services: Retention and Destruction of Personal Health Records Policy. This policy aims to establish a framework through which NHS boards are able to meet their statutory obligations for the safekeeping and eventual disposal …

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A National Care Service for Scotland: consultation

Details: Health and social care. ISBN: 9781802012453. This consultation sets out our proposals to improve the way we deliver social care in Scotland, following the recommendations of the Independent Review of Adult Social Care. Supporting documents. A National Care Service for Scotland: consultation. Available Formats.

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Healthy eating in schools: guidance 2020

Details: The health and wellbeing of everyone in Scotland is of paramount importance and the promotion of healthier eating is a key factor in achieving our ambitions for a healthier Scotland. Our whole school approach to health and wellbeing ensures that our children and young people are given the right facts and information on the importance of making

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Health and Social Care Standards

Details: Health and care services will continue to follow existing legislative requirements and best practice guidance which apply to their particular service or sector, in addition to applying the Standards. The Standards should be used to complement the relevant legislation and best practice that support health and care services to ensure high quality

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Women’s Health Plan

Details: Women’s Health Plan focusses on specific priority areas where a need for improvement was identified. But the Plan is one part of a much wider picture when it comes to women’s health and wellbeing. The Scottish Government is committed to a range of actions to improve women’s health. The mental health of women and girls is a priority within the

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National Health and Wellbeing Outcomes

Details: National Health and Wellbeing Outcomes: Framework 4 Mrs Taylor’s Story Mrs Taylor is a retired maths teacher. She lives with her husband in a small village, where she has always been an active member of her community.

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A National Clinical Strategy for Scotland

Details: A National Clinical Strategy for Scotland. Published: 17 Feb 2016. Part of: Health and social care. ISBN: 9781786520012. The Strategy makes proposals for how clinical services need to change in order to provide sustainable health and social care services fit for the future. Supporting documents.

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Ill health SPPA

Details: As an active member of an NHS (Scotland) pension scheme you may qualify for a pension if you're suffering from serious ill health. If you've been a member of your pension scheme for more than two years and you’re permanently unable to work to your normal pension age due to ill health or injury you could qualify for ill health retirement. The

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): mental health

Details: Coronavirus in Scotland, Health and social care. ISBN: 9781800041479. This plan outlines our response to the mental health impacts of COVID-19. It addresses the challenges that the pandemic has had, and will continue to have, on …

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Scottish Health Survey: data publications

Details: The following publications have utilised Scottish Health Survey data. Please note that responsibility for all analyses and conclusions in these lies with the publication author(s). 2021. Stark S, Wardle H & Burdett I. (2021) Examining lottery play & …

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Scottish Health Survey 2018: main report

Details: The other three chapters focus on health conditions - Mental Health and Wellbeing , General Health, Cardiovascular Disease and Caring and Respiratory Health . Sample. The Scottish Health Survey is designed to yield a representative sample of the general population living in private households in Scotland every year.

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New national public health body 'Public Health Scotland

Details: Health protection is a critical element of the national public health infrastructure because an effective health protection function protects the population from risks and threats. The health protection function in Scotland is currently strong, and in establishing Public Health Scotland it is important current protections are not compromised.

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Health and wellbeing across learning: responsibilities of

Details: Health and wellbeing across learning: responsibilities of all Principles and practice Learning through health and wellbeing promotes confidence, independent thinking and positive attitudes and dispositions. Because of this, it is the responsibility of every teacher to contribute to learning and development in this area. Building the Curriculum 1

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Supporting Young People's Health & Wellbeing

Details: Health and social care. ISBN: 9781782564409. This document sets out a summary of the key Scottish Government policies that aim to support young people's health and wellbeing. It is a broad overview and does not attempt to describe every policy or initiative that will have an impact on young people's health in Scotland.

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National health and social care workforce plan: part three

Details: Health Inequalities. Health inequalities are linked to a range of factors that are complex and interrelated. For example, genetic factors and poor housing can have a major effect on an individual's health over time, and issues can be exacerbated by behaviours such as poor diet, smoking, sedentary behaviour and alcohol misuse.

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Food Export Health Certification Guidance for Scottish

Details: APPROVED FINAL VERSION Page 6 of 34 Version 1-0, 30/10/15 1.5. Key stakeholders for LA export health certification 1.5.1. DEFRA – is the competent authority in the UK which negotiates export health certification agreements with 3rd countries. A summary of agreed

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Management of Public Health Incidents: Guidance on the

Details: already evidence of impact on human health and incidents where an environmental or other hazard has been identified but the aim is to assess the hazard and risk and prevent impact on health. 15. A public health incident may arise in the following situations: a single case of a serious illness with major public health implications (e.g.

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Which ethnic groups have the poorest health

Details: This report examines differences in the health of ethnic groups in Scotland and uses census health data to identify variations between groups. The analysis employs age-standardised rates to compare people of similar age, which avoids the often misleading direct comparisons between populations with very different age structures.

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The keys to life

Details: Health checks have been widely endorsed as the way forward to reduce the current high level of unmet health need and health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities, in Scotland, and more widely in the UK and internationally. Studies of health checks have shown benefits in disease detection and health promotion.

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Benchmarks Personal and Social Education

Details: and health HWB 1 Diet, rest and sleep I am aware of the role physical activity plays in keeping me healthy and know that I also need to sleep and rest to look after my body. health.-27a I understand that my body needs energy to function and that this comes from the food that I eat. I am exploring how physical

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): mental health

Details: Coronavirus in Scotland, Health and social care. ISBN: 9781800041479. This plan outlines our response to the mental health impacts of COVID-19. It addresses the challenges that the pandemic has had, and will continue to have, on the population’s mental health. Supporting documents. Coronavirus (COVID-19): mental health - transition and

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Safe and Well at Work: Occupational Health and Safety

Details: Health and social care. ISBN: 978075599994. This person centred strategic framework sets out how NHSScotland Boards should approach occupational health and safety to keep staff motivated and healthy, engaged and safe. It provides a national statement of aims and priorities, together with a clear framework for delivering improvements in the

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Health and social care integration: finance guidance

Details: Health Boards cannot hold reserves, so where the Health Board is the host partner, the Local Authority would need to carry forward resources on behalf of the Health Board through its reserves. Partners should ensure a clear audit trail for transfers between the Health Board and Local Authority for reserves.

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Health and Social Care: medium term financial framework

Details: The actions required to address the challenges facing the health and social care system in Scotland are set out in the Health and Social Care Delivery Plan. The Delivery Plan brings together earlier reform programmes – such as the National Clinical Strategy, and other reform initiatives – into a framework that is designed to provide focus

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): asymptomatic staff testing in NHS

Details: Twice-weekly LFD testing is being rolled out to include healthcare workers employed directly by NHS Scotland and NHS24 and Scottish Ambulance Service call handlers. The scope of the pathway also includes patient-facing staff in primary care independent contractors - general practice, dentistry, optometry and pharmacy.

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Oral health improvement plan

Details: The World Health Organisation recognises that “The interrelationship between oral and general health is proven by evidence.” Improvements in oral health cannot be achieved solely by providing dental services. It is important we tackle the broader issues which impact on poor oral health such as diet, smoking and alcohol intake.

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You might go in with a plan, but it’s going to change.

Details: particularly health and wellbeing, numeracy and literacy. But with learners stuck learning at home, teaching staff regrouped and designed a more interdisciplinary approach. Stage 1: How do you inspire? Design a Knowledge Harvest Teaching teams from across the school meet to choose the cross-curricular contexts that will

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