Two learning systems for COVID-19 responses

Emerging practice examples where staff found ways to provide compassionate care and overcome communication barriers, and how health and social care services can adapt rapidly.

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Bringing together expertise, knowledge and best practice

Discover how we’ve been working with health and care providers to design and deliver better services for people in Scotland.

How Scotland contributed to World Patient Safety Day 2020

With the message #SafeStaffSafeCare, read how our Scottish Patient Safety Programme raised awareness of World Patient Safety Day in Scotland, which was part of the World Health Organisation's international campaign.

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World Patient Safety Day (WPSD) 2020

Improvement programmes

The ihub runs a number of national programmes focused on supporting our health, social care and housing partners to deliver improved health and wellbeing outcomes for people in Scotland.

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Improvement resources

The ihub produces a range of toolkits and resources, in collaboration with partners, to help improve health and social care delivery in Scotland. You can find out more by browsing and filtering in the improvement resources section.

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The Scottish Patient Safety Programme

Scottish Patient Safety Programme

The Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP), part of the ihub, is a unique national initiative that aims to improve the safety and reliability of healthcare and reduce harm, whenever care is delivered.

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How we are supporting the implementation of safe and effective care navigation processes and pathways

Effective care navigation enables better use of GP practice and wider primary care resources to help patients be seen by the right person, at the right time and in the right place. Find out how by downloading a new 10-step guide and joining one of our online workshops during December.

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