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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THE approach to the control of infections in NHS Scotland is "extremely slack", according to an expert.
The award recognises an individual or team who give their time freely to help improve the health and wellbeing of patients, carers and service users of NHS Scotland.
Assisted dying, the role of the appointed person, staffing levels after Brexit and healthy diets were topics that members of the audience brought up during a recent discussion on NHS Scotland at Lockerbie Town Hall.
With award category closing dates fast approaching tomorrow, organisers our sister paper the Daily Record, NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government are urging people to get their nominations in now.
The SMC Committee rejected Roche's Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) as a treatment for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) as the cost effectiveness of the medicine was not strong enough to justify accepting NHS Scotland use when compared to other available treatments.
Paisley MSP George Adam has welcomed the SNP Government's pay rise for NHS Scotland staff.
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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. the ICt solutions will increase the security of patient data and improve the way in which the information is accessed by healthcare workers.
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.
IT SOLUTIONS GROUP Siemens and NHS Scotland have announced the success of a national diabetic retinopathy screening service powered by Soarian, Siemens' workflow solution.