Current Reports

Avoidable Deaths (2006)
five year report of the national confidential inquiry into suicide and homicide by people with mental illness - summary of findings and recommendations.

Better Health, Better Care: A discussion document
Help people to sustain and improve their health, especially in disadvantaged communities, ensuring better, local and faster access to health care

Child protection and the needs and rights of disabled Children and Young People: A Scoping Study
Abridged report

Death By Indifference (2007)
Mencap report - easy read version

Getting it Right Together
Visioning the future for workforce development in delivering health support to people with a learning disability

Justice Denied
Report of the investigation into the care and treatment of Ms A (Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland)

Learning Disability NHS Lothian Health Action Plan

People with Learning Disabilities in Scotland
Health Needs Assessment Report - Summary

Promoting Health, Supporting Inclusion (2001)
The national review of the contribution of all nurses and midwives to the care and support of people with learning disabilities

QIS Best Practice Statement - Promoting access to healthcare for people with a learning disability (2007)
A guide for frontline NHS staff

The Keys To Life (2013)

Improving Quality of Life for People with Learning Disabilities

The Same As You?
A review of services for people with a learning disabilities

Tackling Health Inequalities: A programme for action

Visible Accessible and Integrated Care
Report of the review of nursing in the community in Scotland​​

Last Reviewed: 05/01/2015