NHS National Services Scotland


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NHS National Services Scotland

A non-departmental public body (arm’s length body, quango) which is accountable to the Scottish government and works at the centre of the health service. It provides strategic services and expert advice to NHS Scotland, and interfaces with its partner organisations, especially NHS Boards, to deliver support services. NHSNSS has locations in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee and Livingston.

NHS NSS services
• Blood transfusions
• Health protection
• Health statistics and analysis
• Screening
• Specialist health services
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The Scottish Government and NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) have launched a new initiative to drive down the cost and usage of all temporary agency staff ensuring financial targets are met across NHS Scotland.
Jim Miller, Director for Procurement Commissioning and Facilities, NHS National Services Scotland, who are leading the scheme, said:All organisations have a need to recruit staff on a temporary basis, to cover for unexpected events or fill gaps.
Having successfully implemented the new screening programme, the NHS in Scotland is now providing regular annual checks to people with diabetes across a huge geographical area integrated into wider diabetes care," Deirdre Evans, director of the national services division, NHS National Services Scotland told the BJHCIM.
Yesterday, we asked NHS National Services Scotland to provide a full list of pharmacies and how they ull have been paid for methadone services.
THE list of methadone millionaires was only released to the Record after a three-month battle with NHS National Services Scotland.
The Health Secretary has instructed NHS Lothian to seek advice from NHS National Services Scotland to provide assurance around the circumstances of this work.
Health Protection Scotland and NHS National Services Scotland said: "The concentration of particles which reaches ground level is likely to be low and should not cause serious harm.
Since 2013 the Scottish Government has made funding of up to Au500,000 available to support all territorial health boards and relevant special boards, including NHS Education for Scotland, NHS National Waiting Times Centre, NHS 24, the Scottish Ambulance Service, NHS National Services Scotland and Healthcare Improvement Scotland, to engage with Patient Opinion.