Mental Health Officers(MHO) survey, Scotland 2011-12
This survey collects information about the number of qualified MHOs who are practising within Scotland.
SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT STATISTICIAN GROUP
To provide relevant and reliable information, analysis and advice that meet the needs of government, business and the people of Scotland.
1. To produce statistics and analysis relevant to user needs by
- Developing our understanding of customer requirements to ensure statistics are kept relevant and analysis is well targeted;
- Developing the range of statistics and analysis we produce;
- Where practicable improving timeliness;
- Providing more statistics disaggregated by age, gender and ethnicity;
- Developing more data for small areas through the Neighbourhood Statistics project;
- Contributing to production of comparable statistics across the UK and internationally.
2. To ensure effective use of our statistics by
- Contributing more directly to policy processes inside and where possible outside government;
- Improving access to and presentation of data and analysis;
- Improving the advice provided on statistics.
3. To work effectively with users and providers by
- Maintaining arrangements to consult and involve users and providers;
- Involving users and providers in planning developments in outputs and processes;
- Minimising the burden on data providers through dropping or streamlining collections as appropriate, to ensure the benefits of the information justify the costs of collection.
4. To develop the quality of statistics by
- Assuring and improving quality as an integral part of data collection and analysis and through regular reviews in line with National Statistics quality strategy;
- Developing statistical methods, systems and classifications;
- Working with the rest of the Government Statistical Service to develop joint approaches/solutions where appropriate.
5. To assure the integrity of statistics by
- Maintaining and promoting integrity through implementation of the National Statistics Code of Practice and related protocols;
- Safeguarding the confidentiality of data subjects.
6. To ensure the efficient and effective delivery of statistics products and services by
- Making best use of all sources including administrative sources;
- Working with other analysts to maximise the contribution of our own and other analysts' work;
- Ensuring value for money;
- Making best use of Information and Communications Technology;
- Ensuring effective communication within the Statistician Group.
7. To develop our workforce and competences
- Ensuring recruitment of staff with the necessary skills and potential;
- Ensuring development of expertise amongst existing staff;
- Promoting and upholding the standards of the statistics profession.
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"This is a National Statistics publication. It has been produced to high professional standards set out in the National Statistics Code of Practice Protocol - see www.statistics.gov.uk/about_ns/cop/default.asp
These statistics undergo regular quality assurance reviews to ensure that they meet customer needs. They are produced free from any political interference."
Details of pre-release access will be provided in the Scottish Government Statistics Website under 'Forthcoming Releases'
Correspondence and enquiries
Enquiries on Mental Health Officers
should be addressed to:
Analytical Services Division
St Andrews House
Telephone: 0131 244 3777; Fax: 0131 244 2371
General enquiries on Scottish Government statistics
can be addressed to:
3 Floor West Rear, St Andrews House
EDINBURGH EH1 3DG
Telephone: (0131) 244 0442; Fax: (0131) 244 2223
Advice on specific areas of Scottish Government statistical work can be obtained from staff at the telephone numbers given below:Scottish Government Statistics contacts
|Agricultural census and labour force||(0131) 244 6150|
|Business||(0141) 242 5446|
|Community Care||(0131) 244 3777|
|Courts and law||(0131) 244 2227|
|Environment||(0131) 244 0445|
|Equality||(0131) 244 0324|
|Fisheries||(0131) 244 6441|
|Further and Higher Education||(0141) 242 0273|
|Health||(0131) 244 3432|
|Housing||(0131) 244 7236|
|Income, Tax and Benefits||(0131) 244 2583|
|Labour market||(0141) 242 5446|
|Local government finance||(0131) 244 7033|
|Planning||(0131) 244 0439|
|Prisons||(0131) 244 2147|
|Recorded crime||(0131) 244 2635|
|Schools - pupils and teachers||(0131) 244 1689|
|Schools - qualifications||(0131) 244 0315|
|Scottish Government personnel||(0131) 244 3926|
|Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics||(0131) 244 0442|
|The Economy||(0131) 244 2234|
|Transport||(0131) 244 7255|
Other contacts for Scottish statistics
|Forestry Commission||(0131) 314 6337|
| General Register Office for Scotland
- Vital statistics and publications
- Population statistics, census statistics or digital boundary products
| (0131) 314 4243
(0131) 314 4254
|The Scottish Funding Councils for Higher and Further Education||(0131) 313 6575|
For general enquiries about National Statistics in the United Kingdom Government contact the National Statistics Public Enquiry Service on
020 7533 5888
minicom: 01633 812399
Fax: 01633 652747
Letters: room DG/18, 1 Drummond Gate,
LONDON SW1V 2QQ
You can also find National Statistics on the internet -
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If you would like to be consulted about new or existing statistical collections or receive notification of forthcoming statistical publications, please register your interest on the Scottish Government ScotStat website at www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/scotstat
Current contact points, e-mail addresses and the publications listed below as well as a range of other statistical publications can be found on the Scottish Government Web site at www.scotland.gov.uk/stats
Further information on the General Register Office for Scotland is available on the website www.gro-scotland.gov.uk
Most recent Health Statistical Publications relating to the Community Care theme
|Ref no.||Title||Last published||Price|
|978 1780455310||Home Care Services, Scotland, 2011||29 November 2011||-|
|978 1780454795||Respite Care, Scotland 2011||25 October 2011||-|
|978 1780454276||Self-directed Support (Direct Payments), Scotland, 2011||27 September 2011||-|
|978 1780453637||Free Personal And Nursing Care, Scotland, 2009-10||30 August 2011||-|
Additional copies of these publications may be purchased from Scottish Government Publication Sales, Blackwell's Bookshop, 53 South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1YS, Telephone: 0131 622 8283 or 0131 622 8258, Fax: 0131 557 8149. Cheques should be made payable to 'Blackwell's Bookshop'.
Complaints and suggestions
If you are not satisfied with our service, please write to the Chief Statistician, Mr Rob Wishart, 3R.01, St Andrews House, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG, Telephone: (0131) 244 0302, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We also welcome any comments or suggestions that would help us to improve our standards of service.
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