Health and Social Care
18th March 2022 by Kirstin Millar
“Hear My Voice and Return to Sender” is a collaborative project between Abbotsford Care and the Care Home Hub from Fife Health and Social Care Partnership. The project is exploring new methods of feedback and engagement to support the development of the Scottish Government's new healthcare framework. As part of developing this framework, we have had many engagement sessions. Hearing the voice of people living in care homes will be an important part of this process.
11th March 2022 by Zoe Rohde - Communications and Content Manager
Doreen Grove, Head of Open Government for Scottish Government discusses issues of trust, transparency and ethics in relation to the Data Strategy for Health and Social Care.
25th February 2022 by Zoe Rohde - Communications and Content Manager
It has been another full on year for the Digital Health and Care Directorate responding to Covid-19 while also continuing to meet the ongoing urgent health and care needs of the country. So it was a wonderful surprise that our efforts did not go unnoticed at this year’s Holyrood Digital Health and Care Awards 2022 ceremony, held in...
17th February 2022 by Kirstin Millar
An introduction to a new healthcare framework for adults and older people living in care homes. This will set out what healthcare should be available for people living in care homes, how we can enable this and a plan of how this will be implemented. On this first post, we have a spotlight on Perth and Kinross' Go4Gold Care Home Games Challenge event.
24th January 2022 by Morna Simpkins - Chief Executive, MS Society Scotland
MS Society Scotland Chief Executive, Morna Simpkins, writes about the organisation's pan-Scotland person centred virtual ‘Wellbeing Hub’.
21st January 2022 by Derek Tasker - Programme Manager, NHS Tayside
NHS Tayside Programme Manager, Derek Tasker reflects on progress and learning.
14th January 2022 by Zoe Rohde - Communications and Content Manager
Colin Birchenall, Chair of the Working Group and Chief Technology Officer of the Digital Office for Scottish Local Government shares his views and ambitions for the development of the Data Strategy for Health and Social Care.
20th December 2021 by Zoe Rohde - Communications and Content Manager
Blog by Ryan Anderson (Policy Lead for Data Intelligence) This month Colin Birchenall, as the Chair of the Digital Health and Care Data Strategy Working Group, presented an update on the Data Strategy for Health and Social Care to the Health and Social Care Strategic Portfolio Board on the 8th December 2021. For those who...
7th December 2021 by Zoe Rohde - Communications and Content Manager
Imme Jones is Policy Lead for Data Strategy and Data-Driven Innovation in the Digital Health and Care Directorate. Last week I attended Digital Health and Care Festival 2021 (#Digifest21). The event was entirely virtual following the success of last year and taking into account the circumstances of the pandemic. It was a packed couple of...
16th November 2021 by Digital Health and Care Team
The recently published digital health and care strategy commits to the development of Scotland’s first ever dedicated Data Strategy. We caught up with the Interim Director for Digital Health and Social Care, Jonathan Cameron, to find out more about his thoughts and aspirations for the upcoming Data Strategy.