SCPHRP report on data linkage

Linking and Using Health & Social Data in Scotland: Charting a Way Forward

Integration of health and social care is the Scottish Government’s ambitious programme of reform to improve services for people who use health and social care services. This will require the integration of data sources to support effective work practices and evaluation both locally and nationally. Furthermore, there is increasing recognition inside and outside academia that integrated health and social care data are required to inform service delivery and policy in order to improve public health and wellbeing…..

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