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Health, social care & voluntary sector staff
Advice, support and information
Public involvement in research
NHS Scotland: Scotland’s Health on the Web (SHOW)
Scottish Government consulations
COSMIC Resources (Champions of Self Management in Care)
Convention of Scottish Local Authorities
Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS)
Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland is a new regulatory body, Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS), is responsible for regulating social services. Independent healthcare services are regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS)
Joint Improvement Team (JIT) works directly with local health and social care partnerships across Scotland.
Little things make a big difference: valuing people
National Care Standards
NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
Patient Advice and Support Service (PASS) for complaints from the public.
An independent site about your experiences of UK health services, good or bad. They pass your stories to the right people to make a difference.
Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS)
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) UK wide
NHS Education Scotland
The Health Foundation
The Health Foundation conduct research and evaluation, put ideas into practice through a range of improvement programmes, support and develop leaders and share evidence to drive wider change.
The Knowledge Network: NHSScotland
Skills for Supporting Self Care
The Health and Social Care ALLIANCE
Access to Local Information for Scotland (ALISS). This is wide-ranging project taking a number of approaches to making it easier to find local self management support.
The Thistle Foundation work with a wide range of health and social care professionals to encourage culture change towards a focus on the person, not the health condition or disability.
Angus Long term Conditions Support Groups Self Management Portal
INVOLVE have detailed guides to patient and public involvement, including quotes from people who have been involved in research about their experience. There are public information packs and a research jargon buster all which can be downloaded from the INVOLVE website.
People in Research (managed by INVOLVE ) Opportunities for public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research. You can post your opportunity on this website peopleinresearch.org
Public Involvement Impact Assessment Framework (PiiAF)
PiiAF has been produced to help researchers assess the impacts of involving members of the public in their research.
WTCRF Education Programme: What is Patient and Public Involvement? Portal for both researchers and the public
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland Publications
CHSS is an NHS Scotland Information Partner
Scotland's health information service.
Comprehensive health information provided by GPs and nurses to patients in consultations