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Case Study: Improving person-centred care communication in health and social care settings

Case study Improving person-centred care communication in health and social care settings PHD STUDENT:Natalia RodriguezUNIVERSITY:Heriot-WattCOMPANY:Healthcare Improvement Scotland In January 2019 Healthcare Improvement Scotland welcomed Natalia Rodriguez to undertake a 3 month internship. Natalia is studying for a PhD with a focus on interpreting in mental healthcare settings at Heriot Watt University. During her time at …

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Evaluation of Skills Development Scotland’s Apprenticeship Wellbeing Survey

Each year, Skills Development Scotland takes on a number of PhD interns – people studying towards a PhD in Scotland who take three months away from their main research to take part in a paid research internship. The work that they do might be part of a larger body of work and could go on …

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Who cares for the carers? Contributing to the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

Lilian Kennedy, a PhD student in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, interfaced with the Scottish Government’s policy team to identify key areas of concern in the successful implementation of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. Lilian conducted primary and secondary research to produce two focused Evidence Summary Reports: Communication Outreach Strategies and Equalities Considerations …

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