A VARIETY OF factors lead to increasing longevity and an ageing population, the demand for robust health and care services continues to grow. Innovation in the areas of health and wellbeing will be crucial to ensure that such services remain sustainable, address needs efficiently, and contribute to positive experiences in later life. In order to […]
Health and Social Care
Care home services (across both nursing and residential care settings) have a fundamentally important strategic role to play in creating a person-centred, rights-based pathway of care and support fit for Scotland’s citizens in the 21st century. Not only do these services deliver care and support to some of our most vulnerable citizens, but they also […]
Professor Sir Harry Burns, Professor of Global Health at Strathclyde University, delivered this presentation in November 2015.
Revised guidance on spiritual care in the NHS in Scotland.
Guidance which requires NHS organisations to develop and implement spiritual care policies that are tailored to the needs of the local population.
Development of an integrated health and social care system
Revised national health and social care standards