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Practising Realistic Medicine: Chief Medical Officer for Scotland annual report

Published: 20 Apr 2018

The Chief Medical Officer's third annual report on applying the personalised, patient-centred realistic medicine approach across Scotland.

72 page PDF

1.7 MB

72 page PDF

1.7 MB

Contents
Practising Realistic Medicine: Chief Medical Officer for Scotland annual report
Errata

72 page PDF

1.7 MB

ISBN 978 1 78851 427 9 (web only publication)
PPDAS 328886

Errata

An errata was published on 04/05/2018:

A percentage was amended in Section 2 within the chapter covering Inequalties in Mental Health.

This affected Figure 19 and Figure 20, and the fourth bullet point on PDF page 57.

The pdf and html have both been updated within the document to reflect these changes.

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

Contents

A note to patients when all else fails

Introduction from the Chief Medical Officer

Chapters

1. Building Our Personalised Approach to Care With People Across Scotland

2. Changing Our Style to Shared Decision making

3. Understanding and Managing Medico-legal Risk

4. Valuing Our Workforce

5. Tackling Unwarranted Variation, Harm and Waste

6. Realising Knowledge for a Realistic Era

7. A Realistic Approach to Population Health

Section 2

A Summary of the Health of the Nation

Acknowledgements


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