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A National Clinical Strategy for Scotland

A National Clinical Strategy for Scotland

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

ISBN: 9781786520012

The Strategy makes proposals for how clinical services need to change in order to provide sustainable health and social care services fit for the future.

Executive Summary

The Strategy sets out a framework for the development of health services across Scotland for the next 10-15 years. It gives an evidence-based high level perspective of why change is needed and what direction that change should take. The Strategy sets out the case for: planning and delivery of primary care services around individuals and their communities; planning hospital networks at a national, regional or local level based on a population paradigm; providing high value, proportionate, effective and sustainable healthcare; transformational change supported by investment in e-health and technological advances.