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We produce a range of publications, for professionals, people with mental ill health and families/carers. You can download them from our website. We have copies of some materials – contact us to enquire.

20 matching publications.


Summary map of health and social care partnerships’ alcohol related brain damage (ARBD) specialist services, 2023

17 Jun, 2024 | .pdf, 1.7 MB

A table showing services available, in each HSCP


Investigating deaths during compulsory care - consultation document

21 Dec, 2021 | .pdf, 345.1 KB

This consultation paper outlines the key elements of a proposal for a new system in Scotland for investigating the deaths of all people who, at the time of their death, were subject to an order under mental health legislation in Scotland.


Sharing intelligence for Health and Care Group annual report 2019-20

24 Nov, 2020 | .pdf, 448.1 KB

Sharing intelligence for Health and Care Group annual report 2019-20


SIHCG Annual Report 2018-19

27 Aug, 2019 | .pdf, 521 KB

Sharing Intelligence for Health & Care Group annual report for 2018-19.


NHS Grampian ELP

16 Aug, 2019 | .pdf, 2.1 MB


NHS Lothian Combined Support Plan

16 Aug, 2019 | .pdf, 46.2 KB


NHS Grampian Hospital Passport

16 Aug, 2019 | .pdf, 53.6 KB


NHS Tayside Mental Health Nursing Standards

16 Aug, 2019 | .pdf, 622.4 KB


NHS Borders Care Plan - Stress and Distress

16 Aug, 2019 | .pdf, 30.6 KB


NHS Lanarkshire Care Plan Exemplar

16 Aug, 2019 | .pdf, 40.8 KB


Scottish Government MHA and AWI forms

15 Aug, 2019 | ,

You can download, complete online, and print forms from the Scottish Government website at Mental Health Act forms, and Adults with Incapacity Act forms.


Mental Health Nursing Standards for Person Centred Care Planning

1 May, 2019 | .pdf, 622.4 KB

This document provides a framework to support the development of person centred care plans and will enable a consistently high quality approach to care planning for nurses working in all mental health settings within NHS Tayside.


Scottish Government guide to named persons

17 Jan, 2019 | .pdf, 119.8 KB

This guide refers to the role of named person as set out in the main piece of mental health law in Scotland.


SIHCG Evaluation Report

28 Aug, 2018 | .pdf, 652.7 KB

Evaluation of the Sharing Intelligence for Health and Care Group


SIHGC Evaluation Response

28 Aug, 2018 | .pdf, 444.3 KB

Response to the Independent Evaluation of the Sharing Intelligence for Health and Care Group


Sharing Intelligence for Health & Care Group annual report

28 Aug, 2018 | .pdf, 2.6 MB


The Sharing Intelligence for Health & Care Group Inaugural report

25 May, 2016 | .pdf, 622.9 KB

Produced in partnership with: Audit Scotland, Care Inspectorate, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland, and NHS National Services Scotland.


Triangle of Care - Carer's trust

8 Jan, 2016 | .pdf, 862.7 KB

'Triangle of Care - Carers Included: A Guide to Best Practice in Mental Health Care in Scotland' - this is a guide produced by Carers Trust in partnership with a number of organisations including the Commission.


Charter for Involvement

8 Jan, 2016 | .pdf, 9.9 MB

The Charter for Involvement is written by the National Involvement Network (NIN) and was published in January 2015. It is a series of 12 new statements that show how people who use services want to be involved.


Scottish Law Commission Report on Adults with Incapacity

10 Jan, 2014 | .pdf, 948.7 KB

This Report addresses a legal problem which determined that the admission to a psychiatric hospital an continued residence there of a person with learning difficulties such that he could not consent to being where he was represented a deprivation of his liberty, could not be characterised as "voluntary" and needed to take place under a lawful process in order to comply with Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights.