International Population Data Linkage Conference 2016

Harriet Waugh, an analyst in the Realigning Children’s Services team,  recently attended an International Population Data Linkage Conference. Here Harriet tells us more about her experience. At the end of August I went to the International Population Data Linkage Conference down in Wales. It was a diverse conference with over 450 professionals from over 20 countries attending, … Continued

Early Intervention Case Study – Health Spots – Clackmannanshire

RCS is keen to highlight some of excellent work or partners are already undertaking in children’s services and keep aware of current best practices. Health Spot is a case study in Clackmannanshire , open to all secondary school children, to improve their health and well-being. Health Spot lunchtime sessions provide a confidential and informal health information … Continued

Falkirk and North Lanarkshire CPPs sign up to Tranche 2 of RCS

The Realigning Children’s Services Programme is delighted to announce that Falkirk and North Lanarkshire Community Planning Partnerships (CPPs) are the latest CPPs to sign up to the RCS Programme. This will be the second tranche of work for the RCS programme and work is already underway in procuring services for the surveys of parents, primary and … Continued

Bold commissioning model being adopted in England

The area of Greater Manchester is pooling resources and expertise to revolutionise their health and social care provision. To read more about what Greater Manchester are doing click here.

Primary School and Parent Surveys

Following successful pilots of the Primary school and Parent surveys we are finalising the questionnaires. The Primary school survey fieldwork will commence in January 2016, please look out for more information from the school and on this site. The Parent survey will run February to May 2016.  Look out for posters and flyers coming to your … Continued

Secondary School Survey

Secondary Schools within the three CPPs are currently completing their surveys – in order to maximise the number of completed surveys it has been decided to extend the fieldwork period until the 29 January 2016.

RCS Progress Report

First edition of the Realigning Children’s Services Progress Report, the report is intended as a high level progress summary of the various ‘strands’ of the programme: CPP Progress Update edition 1

Children in Scotland Article

RCS is featured in this month’s Children in Scotland magazine. Read about RCS in Children in Scotland This article first appeared in Children in Scotland magazine, Issue 169, published in November 2015.

Three CPPs to take part in RCS programme

Realigning Children’s services has announced that three Community Planning Partnerships in Scotland will take part in the 2015-16 programme. They are Clackmannanshire, South Lanarkshire and West Lothian.

Development and Facilitation Programme

The RCS team are delighted to announce the involvement of two subject-matter experts on Children’s Services Commissioning and Implementation Science in the Development Programme events to be run within the CPP areas. More details to follow soon.