Chest, heart, stroke and generic strategic documents, publications and key websites can be essential tools which can help to influence change within health and social care.
Scottish Government and other documents
- Self Management Thinkpiece The ALLIANCE (2015) (PDF)
- Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Strategy for Scotland (2015) (PDF)
- National Health and Wellbeing Outcomes: A framework for improving the planning and delivery of integrated health and social care services. (2015) (PDF)
- Guidance on the Principles for Planning and Delivering Integrated Health and Social Care (2014)(PDF)
- Many conditions, One life Living well with multiple conditions. Action plan to improve care and support for people living with multiple conditions in Scotland (2014) (PDF)
- Heart Disease Improvement Plan (2014)
- Stroke Improvement Plan (2014)
- Your Health, Your Rights: The Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities (2012) (PDF)
- Charter for people living with stroke in Scotland (2013)
- Reshaping Care for Older People: a Programme for Change (2011 - 2012) (PDF)
- Achieving Sustainable Quality In Scotland's Healthcare 20 20 vision (2011) (PDF)
- The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Cities Strategy set out her strategic vision for achieving sustainable quality in the delivery of healthcare services across Scotland.
- A Route Map to the 2020 Vision for Health and Social Care (2013) (PDF)
- Supporting People to Self Manage (2012) NES (PDF)
- Scottish Government National Performance Framework (Dec 2011) (PDF)
- Five Strategic Objectives
- Safer Stronger
- Five Strategic Objectives
- National Care Standards
- Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services
The Christie Commission (2011)
- Helping People Help Themselves
The Health Foundation (2011). A review of the evidence considering whether it is worthwhile to support Self Management
- The Healthcare Quality Strategy for NHS Scotland (PDF)
- Delivering Quality in Primary Care National Action Plan (PDF)
The Scottish Government (2010)
- Caring Together: The Carers Strategy for Scotland 2010 – 2015 The Scottish Government (2010)
- Emotional Support Matters (2010) The Long Term Conditions Alliance Scotland (LTCAS\) now the Alliance.
- Better Heart Disease and Stroke Care Action Plan (2009) (PDF) This action plan aims to offer comprehensive coverage of all the issues relating to heart disease and stroke and sets out a clear list of focused pieces of work for taking forward the next phase of the work in tackling the burden of heart disease and stroke.
- Long Term Conditions Collaborative: Improving Self Management Support(2009)
- Gaun Yersel: The Self Management Strategy for Long Term Conditions in Scotland (PDF) Launched in 2008 by the then Long Term Conditions Alliance Scotland (LTCAS)and the Scottish Government, the Self Management Strategy is informed by the lived experiences of people with long term conditions.
- Equally Well (2008) The Scottish Government report on health inequalities
- Better Health Better Care (2007) This Action Plan sets out the Government's programme to deliver a healthier Scotland by helping people to sustain and improve their health, especially in disadvantaged communities, ensuring better, local and faster access to health care.
- Delivering for Health (2005) Scottish Executive response to the 'Kerr Report', detailing the main actions the government will take, within current spending plans, to implement the recommendations.
- Partnership for Care (2003) A focus on partnership working and patient focus to redesign the NHS.