Health Services Administration
This section relates to the planning, administration and delivery of health services. It includes government agencies, statistical measurement of services and the services such as ICT which provide infrastructural support for the provision of health.
British Journal of Healthcare Computing and Information Management
Published ten times a year, bjhc&im focuses on the practical information-handling aspects of the revolution in clinical services management in the NHS
Business Advisory Group
Works under contract to the Scottish Government to provide business case and procurement advice and project support for NHS Information Technology (IT) projects
Cancer in Scotland: Action for Change
The Cancer strategy was published on 3 July 2001 setting out a clear direction of travel for developing and improving cancer services in Scotland over the coming years
Contract Management Team (NHSScotland IT Service Contract)
The Contract Management Team (CMT) is responsible for the operational management of the National IT Service Contract with ATOS Origin.
Counter Fraud Services (Fraud Investigation Unit)
The Fraud Investigation Unit is a new team dedicated to the eradication of fraud in the Family Health Service of NHSScotland (covering GP's, dentists, opticians and pharmacists)
Providing information for practices and others involved in GP and primary care premises issues
Health Economics Research Unit
HERU is the main centre for research into health economics in Scotland.
Health Management Online
Health Management Online is a national healthcare management information resource for all NHS professionals working in Scotland
Health Services Research Unit
The Health Services Research Unit (HSRU) has a national remit to research the best ways to provide health care, and to train those working in the health services in research methods.
Managed Clinical Networks for Coronary Heart Disease - Dumfries & Galloway
Linked group of health professionals and organisations, working together cross-boundary to ensure provision of high quality care for coronary heart disease in Dumfries & Galloway
National Health Service (Choice of Medical Practitioner)(Scotland) Regulations 1998 (PDF, 31K)
Regulations on registering with a doctor
National Health Service (General Medical Services) (Scotland) Regulations 1995 (PDF, 417K)
General regulations covering doctors and medical practices
National Services Scotland
The National Services Scotland is an integral part of the NHS in Scotland, supporting frontline patient care by providing or co-ordinating essential national and regional services
NHS Central Register Ministerial Review Website
The Register is a central record of NHS patients resident in Scotland, that helps to co-ordinate the transfer of patient information. The review will examine its functioning and make recommendations
Nuffield Centre for Community Care Integrated Working Project
Case studies identifying the drivers and barriers to integrated working between health and social care - commissioned from the Nuffield Centre for Community Care Studies by the Scottish Executive
Produced to help make fast, accurate and timely payment for treatment carried out by Optometrists/Ophthalmic Opticians, Ophthalmic Medical Practitioners and Dispensing Opticians
Public Appointments in NHSScotland
Information on public appointments within the NHS in Scotland
Royal Commission on Long Term Care for the Elderly
Examination of the short and long term options for a sustainable system of funding of long-term care for elderly people, both in their homes and in other settings
Scottish Birth Record Project
Project to develop a clinical childbirth information system that produces a unitary record for each child
Scottish Dental Practice Board
Responsible for payments to dentists, contribution to policy on treatment and appliances, and monitoring of the General Dental Service including quality assurance
Scottish Government Health Directorate)
Responsible for the development and implementation of health and community care policy for NHSScotland.
Statement of Fees & Allowances to GPs (Red Book)
Statement of Fees and Allowances Payable to General Medical Practitioners in Scotland
Highland Life - discussion forum for the Highlands (formerly thinknet)
Online discussion forum with an emphasis on health issues
UK Government (direct.gov.uk)
Entry point for UK government and public sector information. Includes organisational index, topic index, search facility and ‘What’s New’ area.