Better Health, Better Care: Action Plan

DescriptionThis Action Plan sets out the Government's programme to deliver a healthier Scotland by helping people to sustain and improve their health, especially in disadvantaged communities, ensuring better, local and faster access to health care. The report is informed by the response to the consultation on Better Health, Better Care: A Discussion Document (August 2007).
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Official Print Publication DateDecember 2007
Website Publication DateDecember 12, 2007

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"Help people to sustain and improve their health, especially in disadvantaged communities, ensuring better, local and faster access to health care"

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Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Section 1: Towards A Mutual NHS
1.1 Towards A Mutual NHS
1.2 A Service For The Public
1.3 Delivering Together
1.4 Co-operation And Collaboration

Section 2: Helping People To Sustain And Improve Their Health, Particularly In Disadvantaged Communities
2.1 Improving Scotland's Health
2.2 An Enabling Health Service
2.3 The Best Possible Start
2.4 Tackling Health Inequalities

Section 3: Ensuring Better, Local And Faster Access To Health Care
3.1 Improving Quality
3.2 Patients At The Centre
3.3 Patient Safety
3.4 Effectiveness
3.5 Efficiency
3.6 Equity
3.7 Timeliness

Annexes
A. 2008/09 HEAT Targets
B. References and Publications