This website is now part of Public Health Scotland. Publications released after 16 March 2020 are now published on the Public Health Scotland website.
Improving health
Previously NHS Health Scotland

Showing 350 results

  • Flu vaccine resources for preschool children aged 2 to 5

    • 01 Oct 2020
    • Guidance
    • Immunisation
    • Children

    This year it’s especially important that as many people as possible receive the flu vaccine. You can find out more about this on NHS inform's flu vaccine pages (external websi...

  • Public attitudes to Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) for alcohol in Scotland

    • 22 Sep 2020
    • Research report
    • Minimum unit pricing
    • Alcohol

    This study looks at the Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) for alcohol that came into effect in Scotland in 2018. It specifically relates to the impact of MUP on the attitudes of the...

  • Flu vaccine resources

    • 16 Sep 2020
    • Guidance
    • Immunisation
    • Public health

    You can also view the national flu campaign advert (external link) and a message from Jason Leitch (external link) on our Youtube channel. These resources are for the 2020/2...

  • MUP - Letter to Convenor of Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee

    • 16 Sep 2020
    • Briefing paper
    • Minimum unit pricing
    • Alcohol

    This letter provides an update on the evaluation of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) for alcohol. It was sent to the Health and Sport Committee of the Scottish Parliament in April...

  • Flu vaccine resources for social care workers

    • 11 Sep 2020
    • Guidance
    • Immunisation

    This year it’s especially important that as many people as possible receive the flu vaccine. You can find out more about this on our Flu immunisation programme pages, where yo...

  • Flu vaccine resources for healthcare workers

    • 08 Sep 2020
    • Guidance
    • Immunisation

    This year it’s especially important that as many people as possible receive the flu vaccine. You can find out more about this on our Flu immunisation programme pages, where yo...

  • Monitoring and evaluation of primary care in Scotland - the baseline position

    • 03 Sep 2020
    • Evaluation
    • Primary care

    This report provides a baseline position and trend information to support the monitoring and evaluation of primary care reform in Scotland. It also aims to highlight gaps in t...

  • Shingles vaccine resources

    • 31 Aug 2020
    • Guidance
    • Immunisation
    • Immunisation

    Here you can download  GP template shingles letter - which you can adapt and use to invite eligible patients into your practice for the shingles vaccine Shingles poster Shing...

  • COVID-19 and lone parents with dependent children

    • 17 Aug 2020
    • Briefing paper
    • Child poverty
    • Income
    • Children

    This briefing follows a paper produced by Public Health Scotland, before Covid-19, which looks at higher levels of child poverty in lone-parent families. This briefing looks a...

  • Child poverty: priority groups - lone-parent families

    • 17 Aug 2020
    • Briefing paper
    • Child poverty
    • Income
    • Children

    These reports focus on child poverty in lone-parent families. They describe the issues faced by these families and what can be done to reduce child poverty in this priority gr...