Resources & Publications

Resources and Publications

This library contains a variety of resources and publications we think are of interest and significance to those working in unintentional harm and injury prevention.

NHS National Services Scotland National Statistics on Unintentional Injuries March 2019

NHS National Services Scotland National Statistics on Unintentional Injuries March 2019

A summary of emergency hospital admissions as a result of unintentional injuries and assault from hospital administrative systems across Scotland, and deaths sourced from National Records of Scotland.

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A Connected Scotland: our strategy for tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social…

A Connected Scotland: our strategy for tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social connections December 2018

Scotland’s first national strategy to tackle social isolation and loneliness and build social connections.

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Building Safer Communities Unintentional Harm and Injury - Learning Event - Summary Note April 2018

Building Safer Communities Unintentional Harm and Injury - Learning Event - Summary Note April 2018

This report is a brief summary of the key themes and issues raised during the Building Safer Communities (BSC) Unintentional Harm and Injury Learning Event that took place on Thursday 19 April 2018.

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Building Safer Communities - Unintentional Harm - Progress Report - December 2017

Building Safer Communities - Unintentional Harm - Progress Report - December 2017

This report focusses specifically on the progress we have made through the BSC collaborative in relation to Unintentional Harm.

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Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Road Safety April 2017

Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Road Safety April 2017

This thematic briefing paper is part of a suite of documents produced on unintentional harm in Scotland as part of Building Safer Communities (BSC), part of the justice change programme that contributes to the Justice Strategy.

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Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Outdoor Safety April 2017

Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Outdoor Safety April 2017

This thematic briefing paper is part of a suite of documents produced on unintentional harm in Scotland as part of Building Safer Communities (BSC), part of the justice change programme that contributes to the Justice Strategy.

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Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Older People April 2017

Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Older People April 2017

This thematic briefing paper is part of a suite of documents produced on unintentional harm in Scotland as part of Building Safer Communities (BSC), part of the justice change programme that contributes to the Justice Strategy.

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Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Home Safety April 2017

Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Home Safety April 2017

This thematic briefing paper is part of a suite of documents produced on unintentional harm in Scotland as part of Building Safer Communities (BSC), part of the justice change programme that contributes to the Justice Strategy.

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Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Deprivation April 2017

Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Deprivation April 2017

This thematic briefing paper is part of a suite of documents produced on unintentional harm in Scotland as part of Building Safer Communities (BSC), part of the justice change programme that contributes to the Justice Strategy.

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Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Children and Young People April 2017

Unintentional Harm Thematic Paper - Children and Young People April 2017

This thematic briefing paper is part of a suite of documents produced on unintentional harm in Scotland as part of Building Safer Communities (BSC), part of the justice change programme that contributes to the Justice Strategy.

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Strategic Assessment of Unintentional Harm - Summary Report April 2017

Strategic Assessment of Unintentional Harm - Summary Report April 2017

This Summary Report for the National Strategic Assessment on Unintentional Harm is the first document of its kind to bring together data and information on a range of areas which are classed as incidents of ‘unintentional harm’ which for the purposes of this report are defined as “unintentional physical and psychological harm that could have been predicted and prevented”.

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National Strategic Assessment for Unintentional Harm - A Picture of Unintentional Harm In Scotland April 2017

National Strategic Assessment for Unintentional Harm - A Picture of Unintentional Harm In Scotland April 2017

This strategic assessment aims to provide a picture of unintentional harm in Scotland and has informed the selection of priorities for Phase 2 of Building Safer Communities.

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More Resources

For more information on unintentional harm and injury prevention, take a look at the organisations listed below.

RoSPA

RoSPA is the leading accident prevention charity in the UK, with a vision of life, free from serious accidental injury. We provide advice on safety at home, on the road, in work and at leisure.

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Water Safety Scotland

Water Safety Scotland is a group of organisations and individuals who work together to provide a consistent approach to the prevention of water related fatalities.

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RoSPA

RoSPA as part of the Building Safer Communities Executive Group, has taken forward work to provide insight into the need for a national strategy for unintentional injury and harm in Scotland.

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CAPT Child Safety Resources

Colourful, engaging resources from the Child Accident Prevention Trust help you share safety messages effectively with families. Our picture-based booklets are designed for parents with poor literacy.

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Scotland’s Public Health Priorities

The 2016 Health and Social Care Delivery Plan confirmed Scottish Government and COSLA's commitment to develop a set of public health priorities for Scotland by spring 2018.

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National Performance Framework

Find information on Scotland’s National Performance Framework and how Scotland is performing against it.

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