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Delivering Care, Enabling Health: Harnessing the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions' Contribution to Implementing Delivering for Health in Scotland

DescriptionDelivering Care, Enabling Health: Harnessing the Nursing, Midwifery
Official Print Publication DateNovember 2006
Website Publication DateOctober 23, 2006


ISBN 0 7559 5073 9
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Foreword by the Minister for Health and Community Care
Foreword by Olivia Giles
Introduction by the CNO and CHPO

1. Context and culture
Culture - underpinning principles of nursing, midwifery and the allied health professions
A caring base for nursing and midwifery practice
An enabling base for allied health professional practice
A rights base for practice
A team base for practice
An education and research base for practice
A base for safe and effective practice

2. Capability
Delivering services closer to home
Support and protection of the public
Supporting older people
Unscheduled care and planned care
Anticipatory care, improving health, public health and reducing inequalities
Supported self-care, patient empowerment and managing long-term conditions

3. Capacity
Growing the workforce
Promoting workforce diversity
Tomorrow's NMAHPs
Developing the workforce
Developing health care support workers' roles
Developing clinical careers
Modernising NMAHP roles
Continuing professional development and lifelong learning
Developing clinical/academic careers

4. Delivery action plan