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Health Works: A Review of the Scottish Government's Healthy Working Lives Strategy

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ANNEX A SUMMARY OF ACTIONS

1.

Action:

The Centre to work with DWP to develop and promote an enhanced advice line to small enterprises - by end 2009

2.

Action:

The Centre to work with business organisations to develop and deliver a SMEHealthy Working Lives Toolkit; and to work with clients to develop and promote compelling case studies

3.

Action:

The Centre to work with Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and local government Business Gateways to promote importance of workplace health and wellbeing to business success as part of advice given to clients; and to promote services of the Centre to clients as part of their business support

4.

Action:

The Centre to work with the STUC to identify the scope for a programme to develop the wellbeing capabilities of trades union safety representatives

5.

Action:

The Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives to develop a 3-year strategy and strategic business plan, informed by the conclusions of the independent review of the Centre and the conclusions of the review of the Healthy Working Lives strategy

6.

Action:

Scottish Government, COSLA, NHSScotland and Jobcentre Plus in Scotland will work together to develop and embed a clearly defined 'Scottish Offer' for those with health barriers to work - by end 2010

7.

Action:

The National Programme Lead for the Delivery Framework for Adult Rehabilitation, together with regional Rehabilitation Co-ordinators will ensure that all NHS vocational rehabilitation services adopt case management approaches

8.

Action:

Evaluation of Vocational Rehabilitation pilots to be completed - autumn 2010

9.

Action:

National Implementation Group of the Delivery Framework for Adult Rehabilitation to address adoption of vocational rehabilitation standards for NHS vocational rehabilitation services as part of the 'Scottish Offer' - by autumn 2010

10.

Action:

Scottish Government will promote the adoption of good practice and learning from the Lanarkshire employability test site to NHS Boards and local authorities in the rest of Scotland

11.

Action:

NHS Education for Scotland to appoint a Project Lead in Education and Practice Development for Vocational Rehabilitation - autumn 2009

12.

Action:

Scottish Government and NHS Education for Scotland will deliver a programme for the development of the existing employability training pack and its delivery to healthcare and other professionals, seeking formal accreditation of training - autumn 2010

13.

Action:

Membership of local Workforce Plus employability partnerships to be reviewed to ensure that health is represented at an appropriate level - by summer 2010

14.

Action:

Scottish Government will undertake a mapping of existing NHS and other provider occupational health and vocational rehabilitation services - by autumn 2009

15.

Action:

Scottish Government to convene a group of senior NHS and healthcare professions representatives to take forward development of standards for the 'Scottish Offer' - by end 2009

16.

Action:

Scottish Government to develop a HEAT target for health services for supporting people towards work - to implement in 2011-12

17.

Action:

NHS Education for Scotland and Scottish Government to establish working group to develop national guidance on needs assessment - by end 2010

18.

Action:

Territorial NHS Boards to work with local employability service providers to define the local pathway for providing support to those for whom health is a barrier to retaining or returning to work - by end 2010

19.

Action:

Scottish Government, COSLA and NHSScotland to develop public sector mandate for Health Works for endorsement by Ministers and COSLA leaders - by end 2010

20.

Action:

Scottish Government to work with STUC, SQA, education colleagues and others to identify scope for developing health and work messages in education resources

21.

Action:

Scottish Government health and work unit to work with other Government directorates to identify and engage clinical networks on health and work - by end 2010

22.

Action:

Territorial NHS Boards to work with local community planning partners to establish a clear agenda with assigned roles and leadership for health and work

23.

Action:

NHS Health Scotland and Scottish Government to complete development of the outcomes framework and performance management model for Health Works that demonstrates links to health improvement, health inequalities and economic development outcomes; to disseminate it to NHS Boards and Community Planning Partnerships - by summer 2010

24.

Action:

Scottish Government and the Centre to work with NHS Boards to adopt a standardised, core database for health and work treatment - by March 2011

25.

Action:

Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives to work with DWP to develop advice for employers (and employees) on the implications of the new 'fitnote' - by April 2010