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Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions

Report
Maclean, G., Marks, A. & Cowan, S. (2017)
Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions. Edinburgh: Carnegie Trust
During 2016, 30 individuals with a mental health condition (who claimed ESA, have had their ESA withdrawn and moved on to JSA, or have been directed into the WRAG group based ...

Personalisation and the contemporary geographies of third sector social care provision: opportunities and challenges.

Presentation / Conference
Dutton, M., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. W., Osborne, S. P., & Honore, E. (2013, August)
Personalisation and the contemporary geographies of third sector social care provision: opportunities and challenges. Paper presented at RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2013, London

Partnership working and improved service delivery: views of staff providing sexual health services

Journal Article
Pow, J. S., Elliott, L., Raeside, R., Themessl-Huber, M., & Claveirole, A. (2013)
Partnership working and improved service delivery: views of staff providing sexual health services. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 18, 132-137. https://doi.org/10.1177/1355819612473584
Objectives Successful partnership working has theoretically been linked to improvements in service delivery and is dependent on the strength of the partnership, trust, communi...

The opportunities and challenges of the changing public services landscape for the third sector in Scotland: a longitudinal study.

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W., Dutton, M., Egdell, V., Osborne, S. P., & Honore, E. (2013, January)
The opportunities and challenges of the changing public services landscape for the third sector in Scotland: a longitudinal study. Paper presented at Critical Management Studies Conference

The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third Sector inScotland: A Longitudinal Study Year Three Report(2009-2012).

Report
Osborne, S. P., Bond, S., Dutton, M., Honore, E. & Egdell, V. (2011)
The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third Sector inScotland: A Longitudinal Study Year Three Report(2009-2012). Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
This report outlines findings from the first three years of a longitudinal research project examining ‘The Changing Public Services Landscape in Scotland: Opportunities and Ch...

Getting disadvantaged parents into employment: the Working for Families Fund in Scotland

Journal Article
Bond, S., McQuaid, R. W., & Fuertes, V. (2010)
Getting disadvantaged parents into employment: the Working for Families Fund in Scotland. Local economy, 24, 487-501. https://doi.org/10.1080/02690940903314852
Between 2004 and 2008, the Scottish Government's Working for Families Fund (WFF) in Scotland offered support to parents seeking to move into, within or towards employment, edu...

Social support mechanisms of the elderly: insights from the British Household panel survey

Journal Article
Raeside, R., Gayen, K., & Canduela, J. (2010)
Social support mechanisms of the elderly: insights from the British Household panel survey. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences: Annual Review, 5, 163-178
Many European countries are facing a future of an ageing society. This has arisen from a prolonged period of low fertility. To provide support for the elderly reliance is ofte...

Employment and employability

Book Chapter
McQuaid, R. W. (2008)
Employment and employability. In M. A. Mulhern, J. Beech, & E. Thompson (Eds.), Scottish Life and Society, the working life of Scots, 67-84. Birlinn, University of Edinburgh

Educational migration – students leaving a region to study elsewhere: the link to religion in Northern Ireland

Book Chapter
Hollywood, E., & McQuaid, R. W. (2007)
Educational migration – students leaving a region to study elsewhere: the link to religion in Northern Ireland. In C. Larsen, W. Mathejczyk, J. Kipper, & A. Schmid (Eds.), Monitoring of Regional Labour Markets in European States, 17-22. Rainer Hampp Verlag
This paper reviews data sources concerning the key patterns and drivers of educational migration and non-return in Northern Ireland (NI). In particular it considers the sourc...

Benchmarking in National Health Service Procurement in Scotland

Journal Article
Walker, S., Masson, R., Telford, R., & White, D. (2007)
Benchmarking in National Health Service Procurement in Scotland. Health Services Management Research, 20, 253-260. https://doi.org/10.1258/095148407782219030
The paper reports the results of a study on benchmarking activities undertaken by the procurement organization within the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland, namely Nat...