Document details the criteria, rationale and scope of the Healthcare Retail Standard for all retail providers operating in the NHS in Scotland. This standard became mandatory in accordance with CMO letter (2015)19.
Report on the consultation on the draft Private and Public Water Supplies (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2015
Consultation seeking the views of interested stakeholders on plans for more power and protection for Scotland's islands.
The Unscheduled Care Steering Group convened the Emergency Department Capacity Management Expert Group, which includes clinicians and managers, to review evidence and contribute their experience and expertise to the development of guidance to eliminate crowding in emergency departments (EDs) in Scotland. The aim was to develop an escalation framework for implementation across NHS Scotland.
The report describes the data required, and the methods used, to estimate collision
risk. It is accompanied by a worked example and R code (available at
http://dx.doi.org/10.7489/1657-1), which enables the collision risk calculations to be
performed in a standardised and reproducible way.
A report on wildlife crime in Scotland in 2014, including information on incidence and prosecutions up to 2013-14, and on research, advice and other work relevant to wildlife crime.
Proposed introduction of a building standards and associated guidance within the building standards Technical Handbooks to implement Article 8 of European Directive 2014/61/EU
Government response to the analysis report of the responses to the guidance consultation, including an update on current work around engagement and implementation progress and next steps on the run up to commencement of the provisions in August 2016.
To seek views on the Draft Order to revise the procedures for complaints about social work to allow the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (“the SPSO”) to consider complaints in relation to social work under their model Complaints Handling Procedures.
Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2014-15.
This consultation seeks comments on the draft Reservoirs(Scotland)Amendment Regulations 2016 and the Reservoirs(Enforcement etc.)(Scotland)Order 2016.
A report of Scotland's first assuring nursing and midwifery event.
Reports on the findings of a survey in late 2014 with Scottish secondary pupils about e-cigarettes.
The Scottish Government is supportive of fans having a greater role in the decision-making and running of their clubs. A commitment to consult on this is contained in the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015. The Scottish Government is therefore consulting on a range of options in relation to supporter involvement in its various guises – Right to Influence; Right to Govern; Right to Bid; and Right to Buy.
Responses to a Consultation on Higher Activity Waste Impmentation Strategy (2015)
A consultation on proposals to strengthen the current presumption against short sentences in Scotland.
This report explores perceptions of the barriers to community land based activities in Scotland
This is a summary of research that explores the views of communities on the barriers to community land based activities in Scotland
This report explores the elements that make up people’s housing aspirations and the drivers of their aspirations. It develops understanding of these factors and makes policy recommendations based on the findings.
Consultation on principles, themes and actions associated with development of a digital learning and teching strategy for Scotland.