NHS Scotland


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NHS Scotland

The publicly funded healthcare system in Scotland, which is run by the Scottish Government Health and Wellbeing Directorate and is politically accountable to Scottish Parliament, which provides free healthcare to people in Scotland. NHS Scotland employs nurses, midwives, health visitors and doctors; Scotland also has many practitioners, including GPs, dentists, opticians and community pharmacists who work as independent contractors. They perform a range of services for the NHS in return for various fees and allowances. The Scottish Government Health Directorates provide the central management of the NHS, heading a Management Executive that oversees the work of 14 area NHS boards.
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NHS Scotland has launched a campaign to increase the number of consultant grade radiologists in post by 10%.
FIRST Minister's Question Time at Holyrood has now been reduced to a weekly Scottish farce, with serious concerns regarding NHS Scotland matters being raised but countered by SNP spin with figures showing things in Scotland are much better than the rest of the UK.
As Scottish practices bid farewell to paper-based General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) claims, Optometry Scotland has raised concerns about the intention of the NHS Scotland Practitioner Services Division (PSD) to charge for ongoing paper submissions during the interim period.
NHS Scotland, Scotland's health improvement agency, has received approval for six new medicines for routine use from The Scottish Medicines Consortium.
Paul Gray has been appointed Director General Health and Social Care and Chief Executive of NHS Scotland for the Scottish Government.
NewtowNabbey-based Northgate Managed Services has been awarded two major contracts with NHS Scotland.
IT services company Northgate Managed Services and Imprivata, a provider of single sign-on and access management solutions, said today that they have provided a single sign-on and password reset (SSO/PR) solution for NHS Scotland.
NHS Scotland has received just under 550,000 doses of vaccine, about 40 per cent of the total required for the 1.
a single health care provider, NHS Scotland, serves the entire 5 million population;
The framework agreement may be used by all mainland and island nhs scotland health boards and special boards (including the common services agency) and by all entities constituted pursuant to the national health service (scotland) act 1978 (i.
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