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Health Works A review of the Scottish Governments Healthy Working Lives Strategy A report on implementation May 2013

Health Works A review of the Scottish Governments Healthy Working Lives Strategy A report on implementation May 2013

Monday, May 20, 2013

ISBN: 9781782565222

In 2009 the Scottish Government undertook a review of its health and work strategy and published Health Works, which outlined a range of actions for improvement. This report details the progress and outcomes of these actions three years on

Executive Summary

It is now widely recognised that work is a key social determinant of health and an important area of focus for addressing health inequalities.

Health works identified a range of actions to be undertaken to advance the health and work agenda in Scotland. This report outlines the delivery on these actions and provides some excellent examples of practice within 5 main themes:

1. Supporting and promoting healthy workplaces

2. NHS and the Scottish Health Offer

3. Developing standards, learning and sharing

4. Partnership working

5. Outcomes and measuring success