Effective Care Pathways Programme
This is a clinically led quality improvement programme to reduce waste, harm, and unwarranted variation in healthcare.
Focus on Dementia
This programme focuses on improving timely diagnosis of dementia and improving the quality of post-diagnostic support for people with dementia.
LWIC – Anticipatory Care Planning
The Anticipatory Care Planning workstream focuses on developing a national approach to anticipatory care planning that will enable people living with long term conditions to live in the community and avoid hospital admission (where it’s safe to do so).
LWIC – Frailty and Falls
The Frailty and Falls in the Community workstream initially focuses on improving the identification of people living in the community at risk of frailty and falls.
LWIC – Pathways for High Resource Individuals
The Pathways for High Resource Individuals workstream focuses on identifying how high resource individuals use local health and social care services and test alternative pathways of care that enable people at risk of becoming high resource individuals to spend more time living in the community rather than in hospital.
LWIC – Intermediate Care and Reablement
This programme will support Health and Social Care Partnerships to develop and strengthen their approaches to intermediate care including reablement services.
LWIC - Neighbourhood Care
Inspired by the work of Buurtzorg, a number of health and social care partnerships across Scotland are developing, with the intent to test, models of neighbourhood care.
LWIC - Palliative and End of Life Care
The Palliative and End of Life Care workstream supports Health and Social Care Partnerships to test new approaches to identify people who would benefit from palliative and end of life care and new approaches to co-ordinate care that enable people to spend more time living well in the community in the last six months of life that would otherwise be spent in hospital.
Mental Health Access
The Mental Health Access Improvement Support Team has been established to support improved access to both psychological therapy interventions and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
Person-Centred Health and Care
This programme works with organisations across health and social care to make sure that what matters to people is at the heart of how health and care services are designed, delivered and improved.
This programme is part of a network promoting practice and a culture which focuses on outcomes important to people using services, their families and communities – and the staff providing them.
Place, Home and Housing
This programme aims to make key improvements to strategic planning of housing and related services to provide people with a home environment that supports greater independence and improved health and well-being.
Primary Care and Mental Health Transformation Fund
This programme aims to support the redesign of primary care services across Scotland, building towards a future where primary care is delivered by multi-disciplinary community teams in localities.
Primary Care Out of Hours Improvement Support
The Primary Care Out of Hours programme will work with stakeholders to design and develop a quality improvement approach to support implementation of the recommendations of the National Review of Primary Care Out of Hours Services.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Primary Care Dentistry
The dental arm of the SPSP Primary Care programme seeks to embed quality improvement processes into every day practice.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Primary Care (General Medical Services)
The Primary Care programme aims to reduce the number of events which could cause harm from healthcare delivered in any primary care setting.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Healthcare Associated Infections
The Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) programme provides an improvement resource to support NHS boards to deliver sustained improvements in the prevention and control of infections.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme - Maternity and Children’s Care
The aim of the programme is to improve outcomes and reduce inequalities by providing a safe, high quality experience for all women, babies and families.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme - Medicines
The programme aims to bring together current improvement activity related to medicines from across the Scottish Patient Safety Programme Acute Adult, Primary Care, Maternity and Children’s Care and Mental Health Programmes.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Primary Care Pharmacy
The pharmacy arm of the SPSP Primary Care programme will work to forge stronger links between GPs, hospital staff and pharmacy teams to drive improvement in the prescribing and dispensing of medication to patients after they have been in hospital.