Key messages about public service reform in Scotland

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Our key findings

The key findings reflect the eight themes which emerged though our research programme.


  • Participation
  • Partnership
  • Governance
  • Workforce
  • Leadership
  • Prevention
  • Place
  • Evidence
  • Context and background

  • Reflections on the What Works Scotland initiative

    A short report that compiles reflections from What Works Scotland participants and shares the learning from the set-up and operation of this innovative, creative and complex research collaboration.

  • Our case sites

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    We worked with community planning partnerships in Aberdeenshire, Fife, Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire, using a collaborative action research approach.

    West Dunbartonshire

    See more about all the case sites and the collaborative action research