NHSScotland Chief Executive's Annual Report 2011/12

The NHSScotland Chief Executive's Annual Report 2011/12 presents an assessment of the performance of NHSScotland in 2011/12 and describes key achievements and outcomes.


A&E Accident and Emergency
ABIs Alcohol Brief Interventions
ADP Alcohol and Drug Partnership
AHP Allied Health Professional
ALISS Accessing Local Information to Support Self Management
BMA British Medical Association
CAG Clinical Advisory Group
CDI Clostridium difficile Infection
CHCP Community Health and Care Partnership
CHD Coronary Heart Disease
CHP Community Health Partnership
CMS Chronic Medication Service
CRL Capital Resource Limit
COSLA Confederation of Scottish Local Authorities
CVD Cardiovascular Disease
DEL Departmental Expenditure Limit
DNA Did Not Attend
DNACPR Do Not Attempt Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
ECMC Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre
ECS Emergency Care Summary
EHC Emergency Hormonal Contraception
ePCS electronic Palliative Care Summary
ETP Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions
GP General Practitioner
GPASS General Practice Administration System for Scotland
(GP IT System in Scotland)
HAI Healthcare Associated Infection
HEAT Health, Efficiency, Access and Treatment
HEI Healthcare Environment Inspectorate
HIS Healthcare Improvement Scotland
HPS Health Protection Scotland
HPV Human Papillomavirus
HSMR Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios
ICU Intensive Care Unit
IOTN Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need
ISD Information Services Division
IT Information Technology
JIT Joint Improvement Team
LDP Local Delivery Plan
MAS The Minor Aliment Service
MRSA Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
MSK Musculoskeletal
MSSA Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus
NES NHS Education for Scotland
NHSScotland National Health Service Scotland
NSS NHS National Services Scotland
NUCG National Unscheduled Care Group
PCI Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
PCR Pharmacy Care Record
PGP Productive General Practice
PHS Public Health Service
PMS Patient Management System
PTS Patient Transport Service
QoF Quality Outcomes Framework
QuEST Quality and Efficiency Support Team
ROSC Return of Spontaneous Circulation
RTC Releasing Time to Care
RTT Referral to Treatment
SAB Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
SIGN Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
SIMD Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
STEMI ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
SME Small to Medium-sized Enterprise
SPSP Scottish Patient Safety Programme
SSRI Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitor
VTE Venous thromboembolism
WHSS Working Health Services Scotland


Email: Andrew Wilkie

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