About this study
This Scottish study explores what help parents need to access
information about parenting and child health.
Findings from the study are due in April 2010 and will support implementation of the Early Years Framework in Scotland, which focuses on early intervention to help every child in Scotland get the best start in life.
The study targets those parents who, for whatever reason, are excluded from or who struggle to access information about parenting and child health.
To find out how parents can be helped to access the information they need, we are asking professional staff working with parents-to-be and parents to tell us about their views and experiences.
Potential policy impact
This study is commissioned by NHS Health Scotland and consequently will inform NHS Health Scotland's work in the review and future development of information resources for parents.
This is a mixed-method study that includes three elements. They are:
Qualitative data was comprehensively and systematically analysed with the aid of Framework.