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The Saren Dixon Partnership, Jo Armstrong, Diane Dixon & Jane Saren ISBN 978 0 7559 7222 7 (Web only publication) This document is also available in pdf format (580k)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context Aims and objectives Methodology Main findings Main conclusions and recommendations
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Commissioning of the external Aims and objectives Period of scrutiny of the review Time period of the review Structure of the research
CHAPTER TWO THE POLICY CONTEXT Summary Introduction Key policy initiatives in the UKASH Scotland contribution to policy developments and initiatives Conclusion
CHAPTER THREE METHODOLOGY Summary Introduction The elements of the methodology The Steering Group Analysis of key documentation Stakeholder survey
CHAPTER FOUR RESEARCH FINDINGS: VALUE FOR MONEY Summary Introduction The potential economic gains of the ban on smoking in public places The impact and effectiveness of specific projects and initiatives The effectiveness of ASH Scotland's external communications The added value gained through partnership working The internal effectiveness of ASH Scotland Conclusion
CHAPTER FIVE RESEARCH FINDINGS: TOBACCO CONTROL POLICY Summary Introduction ASH Scotland's contribution to "A Breath of Fresh Air for Scotland", the Scottish Tobacco Control Action Plan Achieving a shift in public opinion Case study - Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 Cross Party Group Feedback from stakeholders regarding partnerships/alliances Training standards for smoking cessation training Conclusion
CHAPTER SIX RESEARCH FINDINGS: GOVERNANCE Summary Introduction Governance issues Conclusion
CHAPTER SEVEN RESEARCH FINDINGS: KEY STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES Summary Introduction Internal organisational strengths and weaknesses The challenge of success Relationship between ASH Scotland and the Scottish Government External engagement: strengths and weaknesses Other relevant stakeholder views on general campaigning and lobbying External impact and effectiveness of ASH Scotland - impacting on the future ASH Scotland's own assessment of its performance Conclusion
CHAPTER EIGHT CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS Summary Introduction Conclusions Recommendations
ANNEX 1 LIST OF DOCUMENTS USED IN THE RESEARCHANNEX 2 BREAKDOWN OF STAKEHOLDER INTERVIEWSANNEX 3 STAKEHOLDER SURVEY TOPIC GUIDEANNEX 4 COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY : EVALUATION TOOLANNEX 5 ALLIANCESANNEX 6 ASH SCOTLAND ORGANISATIONAL CHARTANNEX 7 TOBACCO CONTROL ACTION PLAN 2004 - 2007 KEY ACTION POINTSANNEX 8 PUBLIC OPINION BEFORE AND AFTER THE SMOKING, HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (SCOTLAND) ACT 2005ANNEX 9 SDF AND ASH SCOTLAND INCOME AND EXPENDITUREANNEX 10 ASH SCOTLAND'S PERCEPTION OF ITS PERFORMANCE IN 2004-06ANNEX 11 LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS
LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES Tables Table 2.1 Smoking Targets for Scotland Table 5-1 ASH Scotland and the Tobacco Action Plan, Table 5-2 The contribution of ASH Scotland to the achievement of the Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 - an analysis of views expressed by political stakeholders Table 6-1 ASH Scotland Core - Annual Budgets, 2004-05 to 2006-07 Table 7-1 ASH Scotland and Scottish Drugs Forum Benchmark Information Figures Figure 3-1 ASH Scotland Stakeholder Survey Participants by Field Figure 3-2 Project Flowchart
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.
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