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Publication name: Evidence summary: Interventions to support parents, their infants and children in the early years (pregnancy to 5 years)
Date: 03 October 2012
Description: This review focuses on the effectiveness of interventions to support parents, their infants and children in the early years (pregnancy to 5 years). The evidence overview was produced in conjunction with the development of the outcomes framework to inform the activities of the National Parenting Strategy (NPS).

The outcomes framework is being developed to support the NPS to focus on the key results we want to achieve in Scotland. Work so far has identified the national, long-term and medium-term outcomes for the NPS and these are illustrated in the ‘strategic logic model’. It is important to note that this framework is a [bold]working draft[end bold] and will be further developed and refined as part of this ongoing piece of work.

This process is being supported by the Evaluation Team and Evidence for Action Team at NHS Health Scotland.
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