Better Health, Better Care: National Delivery Plan for Children and Young People's Specialist Services in Scotland

The National Delivery Plan meets a key milestone in the commitments set out in Better Health, Better Care. It establishes a national infrastructure for the sustainability of specialist children's services in Scotland, not just in the specialist hospitals but also in District General Hospitals and in the community: it identifies work that needs to take place at a national and regional level to sustain and develop services, drawing down the additional £32 million commited over the 3 financial year


Managed Clinical Networks for Children and Young People's Services in Scotland (2008)




Bone and soft tissue sarcoma

Child protection (West of Scotland)

Burns care

Child Sexual Abuse ( SEAT) 2

Children and young people's cancer 1

Gastroenterology (North)

Cleft Lip and Palate

Neurology (North)

Complex Care 2

Complex child and adolescent mental health services

Cystic fibrosis 2

Paediatric epilepsy

Endocrinology 2

Genital anomalies

Home parenteral nutrition

Inherited metabolic disease

Neurosurgery 1

Renal disease

Rheumatology 2

Scottish Muscle Group

1 Children and young people's cancer services and neurosurgery are also being developed as Managed Service Network pilots

2MCNs being introduced in response to the National Delivery Plan in 2008

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