Transforming Sexual Health in Scotland: Cultural, Organisational and Partnership Approaches


by

Rosie Ilett, Alison Bigrigg

DOI: 10.2174/97816080506591100101
eISBN: 978-1-60805-065-9, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-60805-101-4



Recommend this eBook to your Library



This edited collection provides a unique insight into sexual health in Scotland. It sets out the challenges facing Scotland in terms o...[view complete introduction]
US $
Open Access
(Free to download)
0
Click here!
Order Printed Copy
*55

*(Excluding Mailing and Handling)
Download Flyer

Table of Contents

Foreword

- Pp. i

Christine Robinson

Download Free

Preface

- Pp. ii

Rosie Ilett and Alison Bigrigg

Download Free

Contributors

- Pp. iii-iv (2)

Rosie Ilett and and Alison Bigrigg

View Abstract Download Free

Why Sexual Health is Important

- Pp. 1-11 (11)

Alison Bigrigg and Rosie Ilett

View Abstract Download Free

Is Scotland’s Health Different from the Rest of the UK - and Why?

- Pp. 12-17 (6)

Phil Hanlon

View Abstract Download Free

What are Scotland’s Sexual Health Challenges?

- Pp. 18-26 (9)

Shirley Fraser

View Abstract Download Free

The Development of Sexual Health Service Standards for Scotland

- Pp. 27-38 (12)

Rak Nandwani

View Abstract Download Free

Key Clinical Indicators for Sexual Health: Current National Sexual Health Data Collection and Future Plans

- Pp. 39-44 (6)

Felicity Naughton and Jim Chalmers

View Abstract Download Free

Managing Patients Differently - The Scottish National Sexual Health IT System (NaSH)

- Pp. 45-58 (14)

Andrew J Winter

View Abstract Download Free

Scottish Sexual Health Services: Cinderella Starts Making her Way to the Ball

- Pp. 59-67 (9)

Alison Bigrigg and Anna Glasier

View Abstract Download Free

The Story of Sandyford - Developing Accessible Sexual Health Services in the West of Scotland

- Pp. 68-80 (13)

Rosie Ilett

View Abstract Download Free

Health Improvement Perspectives: Transformation Within Services Through Reaching Out

- Pp. 81-86 (6)

Phil Eaglesham

View Abstract Download Free

Modernising a New Workforce Fit for Purpose in Sexual Health

- Pp. 87-94 (8)

Lorraine Forster, Martin Murchie and Urszula Bankowska

View Abstract Download Free

Partnership Working and Multi-Agency Approaches

- Pp. 95-102 (8)

Andrew Gardiner

View Abstract Download Free

References

- Pp. 103-112 (10)

Rosie Ilett and Alison Bigrigg

View Abstract Download Free

Subject Index

- Pp. 113-121 (9)

Rosie Ilett and Alison Bigrigg

View Abstract Download Free

Foreword

At the start of a new decade, it is increasingly apparent that health care has to interface with society in the broadest sense as well as with the physiology of the individual. Sexual health is at the boundary between health and society. It reflects the outcomes of human behaviour, is assisted by increasingly sophisticated technology and treatments, and is influenced by legislation and policy making that shifts over time

This collection takes sexual health as the subject for investigation, and addresses it through reviewing the experience of Scotland in the United Kingdom. The editors and contributors make a strong case for suggesting that the governance and policy context, coupled with Scotland’s poor health record, have allowed creative responses to occur to address poor sexual health and to challenge some of the longstanding societal mores.

Chapters are written by experts in the field – from clinical, health improvement, policy and management – many of whom have been active players in the developments and changes that the book sets out. The approaches taken in the chapters vary depending on the aspect of sexual health being covered, and this makes the collection of wide interest. It demonstrates the high levels of innovation, lateral thinking, clarity of purpose and genuine multi-agency working that characterises the successful approach that has been taken in Scotland.

Difficult challenges remain, but there is a lot here that will benefit those elsewhere in the UK and more widely afield, and I am delighted to recommend this collection.

Dr Christine RobinsonMA FRCOG FFSRH
President, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Preface

In October 2008, a conference took place in Glasgow, Scotland attended by those who are part of the sexual health family – government Ministers, civil servants, clinicians, managers, policy-makers, researchers, academics, commissioners, health improvement specialists, public health experts, community activists, educationalists, voluntary organisations and many others. They had come together to recognise the work that has taken place across Scotland and in other parts of the UK since the development of the first national sexual health strategy - Respect and Responsibility - and its UK counterparts. The conference was over-subscribed and due to demand has now become an annual event.

The conference showed how far we have travelled in the last few decades in sexual health as, what was once a stigmatised clinical and health issue, has now become more open and less invisible. There are better and more accessible services, improved diagnosis and treatments, higher numbers of trained staff, wider understandings of the links between sexual health and other aspects of collective and individual experience, and a commitment from all UK national governments to improve the poor sexual health outcomes of the population.

This collection arose from the experience of organising and attending that October conference. We felt that the buzz in the room needed to be harnessed and disseminated, and that the creative activities, innovative services and insightful thinking happening across Scotland concerning sexual health should be more widely represented. Both to shed some light on the different political, cultural and structural structures in Scotland, and why that matters in a field like sexual health; as well as to share our experiences as a small nation in tackling challenging poor sexual health in the context of inequalities that are far-reaching.

This collection brings to wider attention some of the main themes that were discussed that day, with papers rewritten by their original presenters, alongside newly commissioned pieces that provide other insights. We hope that this collection appeals to those already in the sexual health family, and to all those friends and neighbours who will find something of interest here. Thanks to all the contributors and those who have provided ideas and support, especially Kelda McLean, Programme Administrator at the Glasgow Centre for Population Health.

Dr Rosie Ilett
Deputy Director, Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Formerly Head of Planning and Partnerships, Sandyford

Dr Alison Bigrigg
Lead Clinician, West of Scotland Sexual Health Managed Clinical Network
Lead Clinician for Sexual Health, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Director of Sandyford
Glasgow, 2010

List of Contributors

Editor(s):
Rosie Ilett
Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Scotland
UK


Alison Bigrigg
West of Scotland Sexual Health Managed Clinical Network
Scotland
UK




Contributor(s):
ALISON BIGRIGG FRCOG, MFFP, FRCS, FRCP, MD, MBA
NHS Greater Glasgow &Clyde
West of Scotland Sexual Health Managed Clinical Network Sandyford
Glasgow



URSZULA BANKOWSKA MB CHB, FFSRH
Sandyford, Glasgow



JAMES CHALMERS MBChB, MSc, MRCGP, FFPH
NHS National Services Scotland
Edinburgh



PHIL EAGLESHAM MSc
NHS Health Scotland, Glasgow
The Open University in Scotland,
Edinburgh



LORRAINE FORSTER RGN, RM, BSc Hons, MPC
Glasgow



SHIRLEY M. FRASER MSc, MA Joint Hons
NHS Health Scotland
Edinburgh



ANDREW GARDINER BA (Hons), CQSW
NHS Grampian
Aberdeen



ANNA GLASIER BSc, MD, DSc, FRCOG, FFSRH, OBE
Sexual Health NHS Lothian, NHS Lothian Family Planning Service
Edinburgh University of Edinburgh, University of London



PHIL HANLON BSc, MD, FRCP, FFPH
University of Glasgow



ROSIE ILETT BA (Hons), MSc, PhD
Glasgow Centre for Population Health, Formerly Sandyford
Glasgow


MARTIN MURCHIE BSc, MPH
Sandyford, Glasgow



RAK NANDWANI FRCP (Glasgow), FRCP (London)
Formerly NHS Quality Improvement Scotland, Edinburgh. University of Glasgow



FELICITY NAUGHTON MA (Hons)
Public Health &Substance Misuse Division
Scottish Government, Edinburgh Formerly NHS National Services Scotland,
Edinburgh



ANDREW J. WINTER Ph.D, FRCP
Sandyford, Glasgow University of Glasgow





Advertisement


Related Journals



Related Books



Webmaster Contact: info@benthamscience.org Copyright © 2017 Bentham Science