"Setting the Table: Nutritional guidance and food standards for early years childcare providers in Scotland (Health Scotland 2015)” will now be printed and distribution will take place between the 9th and 26th of January. 

The following groups will be sent a copy of the guidance directly:

  • Early years childcare providers who are registered with the Care Inspectorate
  • NHS Health Promotion Resource Centres
  • Care inspectorate for inspectors (distribution to inspectors will take place in February)

Copies will also be made available on request for those who directly support early years childcare providers e.g. Local Authority Early Years staff and those delivering training. Additional copies can be requested by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. stating your name, organisation and a brief statement about how you will use a printed copy. 

Additionally, the online version of the resource will be available on the Health Scotland website The current word version is currently being designed to match the printed version and will appear in sections to make it easier to find the most relevant information within the next few weeks.