Place-based Approaches to Joint Planning, Resourcing and Delivery

This report from the Improvement Service provides an overview of the current practice of place-based approaches in Scotland across 27 local authority areas and also details the general literature on place-based approaches. The document includes a practical tool to enable partnerships to shape their thinking and approach before undertaking a new, or re-developing an existing place-based approach.


Place-based approaches and the NHS

This paper by the Kings Fund links what the Total Place approach has meant for the NHS in England. It has a very service design feel and some lessons from particular areas. This summarises a conference held in 2010 and outlines some or the potential challenges that the NHS will be facing, some of the policy drivers, and also why a place-based approach could be appropriate in the future of health and social care.