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Using 3rd sector evidence in commissioning

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The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 places a statutory responsibility upon Integration Authorities, Health Boards and Local Authorities to actively involve the third sector in the planning and design of integrated health and social care services. It is vital that the full extent of the third sector’s knowledge, information and expertise, is brought […]

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Co-production Conference Report – It’s time to walk the talk

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On 12th May over 220 people from across Scotland descended on the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow for the 4th National Co-production Conference. Co-produced with people with lived experience, community groups and third sector organisations, this conference looked at where we are with co-production in Scotland and how we move forward to make co-production the way Scotland […]

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Award winning person-centred programme: Fit for Life

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The Fit for Life programme was designed to help bridge the gap between NHS mental health services and main-stream community exercise groups with the aim of: increasing physical activity levels, reducing risk of falls and maintaining/improving mental health and well-being for older people with mental health conditions. The programme has evolved in the last four […]

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Presentations – ‘Working Together to Prevent Falls for Health and Wellbeing’

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  View all the presentations from this conference here Conference Programme Morning Plenary Sessions Ranald Mair – Falls Work in Context: Policy and Practice Edith MacIntosh – Falls – What do they Mean to You? (thinking space) Ann Murray – About Falls: Consequences Morning Workshops Melanie Menzies – Physical Activity Alex Davidson – Reablement (no […]

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Participation Week

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Hosted by the Scottish Government Directorate for Local Government and Communities Participation Week is a chance for all of us involved in public services to learn together about how we involve people more in the development and delivery of policies and services and think about the impact that can make. It will provide space to think […]

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