Publication - Report

Chief Medical Officer's Annual Report 2014-15

Published: 20 Jan 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781785449475

The Chief Medical Officer Annual Report 2014 -2015 explores the challenges that face doctors today.

49 page PDF

1.8 MB

49 page PDF

1.8 MB

Contents
Chief Medical Officer's Annual Report 2014-15
Contents

49 page PDF

1.8 MB

ISBN 978 1 78544 947 5
PPDAS 60639

This document is also available in pdf format (1.8MB)

Contents

Letter to doctors from the Chief Medical Officer for Scotland

Part 1: Realistic Medicine

Introduction
Acknowledgements
Executive Summary
1. The Added Value of Doctors in a Complex System
2. Realism in Healthcare
3. Sharing Decision-making and Informing Consent: People and Professionals Combining their Expertise
4. Doctors and the Management of Clinical Risk
5. Changing our Practice to Support Improvement
6. Translation of Medical Research into Routine Clinical Practice
Conclusion

Part 2: The Health of the Nation - Executive Summary

Health Improvement:
Premature mortality
Multimorbidity
Obesity
Poor diet
Physical activity
Alcohol
Smoking
Cancer
Mental health
Suicide

Communicable Diseases:
Vaccination
Healthcare associated infections
Antimicrobial resistance
Blood-borne viruses
Travel and surveillance of imported infections

References


Contact

Email: Diane Dempster