Links Project Report:developing the connections between general practices and their communities

The Links Project was established between October 2010 and May 2011. Staff in ten Scottish General Practices explored connections with their communities. Six of the practices were in areas of deprivation in Glasgow and four in different areas of Fife.

10. References and Further Reading

Delivering Quality in Primary Care National Action Plan; Scottish Government; August 2010

NHSScotland Quality Strategy - putting people at the heart of our NHS; Scottish Government, May 2010

Time to Care Report; RCGP Scotland Health Inequalities Short Life Working Group, December 2010,

General Practitioners at the Deep End: Glasgow University, September 2009

"Gaun Yersel'", The Self Management Strategy for Long Term Conditions in Scotland, Long Term Conditions Alliance Scotland (2007)

Report on the Future Delivery of Public Services by the Commission (The Christie Report) Scottish Government, June 2011

ALISS Access to Local Information to Support Self Management

ALISS Health Literacy Report

Quality Improvement Hub;

Mass Localism, NESTA, February 2010, Laura Bunt and Michael Harris

Parker, Sophie; Parker, Simon; Unlocking innovation; why citizens hole the key to public service reform, DEMOS, 2007

Bunt, Laura, Harris, Michael; The Human Factor, How transforming healthcare to involve the public can save money and save lives, NESTA, 2009

Bradwell, P., Reeves, R.; Demos (October 2008); Networked Citizens;

Year of Care, Thanks for the Petunias; a guide to developing and commissioning non-traditional providers to support the self management of people with long term conditions 2011


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