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Annual report 1991

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Publisher:
HMSO
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
65p.,tables.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
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Scotland’s mental health and its context: adults 2009 - briefing

Authors:
TAULBUT Martin, PARKINSON Jane, CATTO Sonnda, GORDON David
Publisher:
NHS Health Scotland
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
4p.
Place of publication:
Glasgow

Improving mental health is a national priority in Scotland. In December 2007, NHS Health Scotland published a framework of 54 indicators to support and promote consistent and sustainable national monitoring of adult mental health and associated contextual factors in Scotland. The first systematic assessment using these indicators was published in February 2009. This briefing covers its key points.

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Scotland’s mental health and its context: adults 2009

Authors:
TAULBUT M, PARKINSON J, CATTO S, GORDON D
Publisher:
NHS Health Scotland
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
180p.
Place of publication:
Glasgow

Improving mental health is a national priority in Scotland. NHS Health Scotland was commissioned by the Scottish Government to establish a core set of sustainable mental health indicators to enable national monitoring. This report provides the first ever systematic assessment of the adult population’s overall mental health. The report has three objectives: to provide a description of the state of mental health and the associated contextual factors that influence it at a single point in time, using the most recent available data, to analyse time trends for each indicator over the last decade, where possible, and to identify differences within the adult population by selected dimensions of equality, where possible.

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The new Mental Health Act: a guide to emergency and short-term powers: information for service users and their carers

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Government
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Government
Publication year:
2005
Pagination:
15p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

This guide is one in a series about the new the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003, which came into effect in October 2005. This guide focuses on emergency and short-term powers. This guide is written for people who have a mental disorder, but it may be of interest to others including carers and advocacy workers.

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Mental health in Scotland: improving the physical health of those with a mental illness

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Government
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Government
Publication year:
2008
Pagination:
36p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

The Scottish Government is undertaking a consultation on the draft report, Improving the Physical Health of those with Mental Illness. Among other issues the draft report covers and includes: the evidence base on the need for change, aspects of care management, proposals for review of performance, and steps to ensuring equity and other dimensions. The report also makes six recommendations for forward attention and action to bring about early change and improvement.

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Rights, relationships and recovery: the national review of mental health nursing in Scotland: annual report of progress prepared by the National Implementation Group for the Chief Nursing Officer

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Executive Chief Nursing Officer
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive
Publication year:
2007
Pagination:
9p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

The aim of Rights, Relationships and Recovery is to enhance and develop mental health nursing in Scotland and produce continual improvements in the experiences and outcomes of care of service users, their families and carers. Progress against the Delivery Action Plan is to be measured twice yearly from returns submitted by the various stakeholders. This report is based on the information received from the stakeholders after the first six months of activity. It is the first of a series of annual reports that will summarise the position each year until 2010.

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Well? What do you think? a national Scottish survey of public attitudes to mental health, well being and mental health problems

Authors:
GLENDINNING Richard, et al
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive Social research
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
4p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
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Well? What do you think? a national Scottish survey of public attitudes to mental health, well being and mental health problems

Authors:
GLENDINNING Richard, et al
Publisher:
The Stationery Office
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
108p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
Book

Liability for psychiatric illness: a consultation paper

Author:
LAW COMMISSION
Publisher:
HMSO/Law Commission
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
126p.
Place of publication:
London

Examines the law relating to the recovery of damages for psychiatric illness arising from negligence.

Book

First report: better off in the community?: the care of people who are seriously mentally ill; vol.2 minutes of evidence and appendices

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Parliament. House of Commons
Publisher:
HMSO
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
318p.
Place of publication:
London

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