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These pages provide information about NHSScotland performance against the Local Delivery Plan (LDP) Standards 2015/16 which contribute towards delivery of the Scottish Government's Purpose and National Outcomes; and NHSScotland's Quality Ambitions.
The LDP Standards now replace the system of HEAT targets and Standards with the vast majority of LDP Standards being former HEAT targets
LDP Standards are priorities that are set and agreed between the Scottish Government and NHS Boards to provide assurance on NHSScotland performance. The current standards are:
Detect Cancer Early
Cancer Waiting Times
Dementia Post Diagnostic Support
Treatment Time Guarantee
18 Weeks Referral to Treatment (RTT)
12 Weeks First Outpatient Appointment
Early Access to Antenatal Services
IVF Waiting Times
CAMHS Waiting Times
Psychological Therapies Waiting Times
Clostridium Difficile Infections
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Waiting Times
Alcohol Brief Interventions
Accident and Emergency Waiting Times
Please note that Ambulance Response Times remains a standard for the Scottish Ambulance Service. The information can be accessed through this link.
LDP Standards within Scotland Performs are based on year of delivery. The Standards are presented separately in the list above and each link to a single page giving easy to follow access to that specific topic area.
More information on performance management can be found here and the NHSScotland LDP Guidance 2015-16 document is available through this link.
Information on when the next publication of statistics which relate to LDP Standards can be found here.
Progress against HEAT Targets due for delivery in 2014/15 is given in a separate document which can be accessed here. This document will be updated on a monthly basis.
You can find historic information on HEAT in the archive.
Page updated: Monday, February 27, 2017