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BLOG: Years of healthy life lost in Scotland's communities
- 11 October 2021
- Population health
- Grant M A Wyper
Author Grant Wyper discusses the latest from our Scottish Burden of Disease study, which helps us to show where service improvements and approaches to improve health are needed at local and national levels, to enable people to live longer, healthier lives.
BLOG: Quality data for quality of life
- 14 September 2021
- Healthcare audits
- Stuart Baird
Colleagues from our healthcare audits service area explain how accurate and robust data supports better decision making to improve clinical practice and patient care.
BLOG: Action to prevent NCDs
- 10 September 2021
- Conditions and diseases
- Diet and healthy weight
Senior Advisor Dr Andrew Fraser discusses the enduring public health challenge of non-communicable disease in Scotland, and why action to prevent the harms associated with health harming products is as urgent as ever.
BLOG: How data is supporting the safe return to school
- 19 August 2021
- Health protection
- Diane L Stockton
Diane Stockton shares how data collected through our Enhanced COVID-19 Surveillance in Education Programme is supporting a safe return to school in the new 2021 term.
BLOG: How good data can improve patients’ outcomes after hip fracture
- 17 August 2021
- Healthcare audits
Kirsty Ward from the Scottish National Audit Programme highlights how good data is helping to drive improvements in standards of clinical care for hip fracture patients.
BLOG: Improving our treatment system to prevent further drug-related deaths
- 13 August 2021
- Elinor Dickie
Public Health Scotland’s Elinor Dickie, co-author of the new treatment standards to support people with a drug problem, shares her hopes of the lasting change that they will deliver.
Health is where the home is
- 29 July 2021
Health and Housing Manager Katrina Reid blogs to demonstrate PHS support for Housing to 2040, Scotland’s first ever long-term national housing strategy and route map to upholding the right to housing for everyone.
Delivering on our priorities
- 11 June 2021
- Corporate information
- Public health priorities
- Angela Leitch
Angela Leitch provides an update on the work of Public Health Scotland in the past year.