We publish a variety of reports and research papers which are
available to download in PDF format.
We commission research into issues of
involving patients, carers and the public, including NHS complaints
and involving groups which are seldom heard.
We are often asked to gather the
views of patients, service users, carers, community groups and
members of the public on a variety of topics.
We publish evaluations of pieces of
work and programmes on behalf of the Scottish Government and other
parts of the NHS.
We produce guidance for NHS Boards on
issues relating to the involvement and participation of patients,
carers and the public in planning health services.
We publish reports on how well NHS Boards have consulted
with their local populations on their proposals for major service
Our policy briefings include our
position on key issues relating to public involvement in the NHS as
well as action that can be taken to bring about change.
We publish our responses to
consultations which have been issued by the Scottish Government
and NHS Boards.
If you would like to request any of these documents in an
alternative format - such as large print, Braille, audio versions
or in other languages - please contact
us or telephone 0141 241 6308.