Hospital at Home Programme - virtual capacity: equality impact assessment

Results summary of the equality impact assessment (EQIA) for Scotland’s Hospital at Home Programme. As part of this assessment we considered the impact of the policy against the nine protected characteristics outlined in the Equality Act 2010 as well as three additional characteristics.

Equality Impact Assessment - Results

Title of Policy

Virtual Capacity

Summary of aims and desired outcomes of Policy

The Programme aims to:

  • Improve patient experience by providing care at home or in community settings
  • Improve outcomes for patients by reducing risk of hospital related decline
  • Release inpatient capacity by providing hospital level care out of hospital

Directorate: Division: team

Directorate for chief Operating Officer, NHS Scotland - Deputy Chief Operating Officer: Performance and Delivery - Unscheduled Care



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