Health and Social Care Learning in Scotland 

Explore ideas, insights and examples of positive emerging practice from across health and social care in Scotland.

Health and social care services across Scotland have been rapidly adapting in order to mitigate the challenges presented by COVID-19. Shaped by new partnerships and collaborations, a different approach to risk and a need to be responsive, emerging practice has led, in many cases, to improved outcomes for people in Scotland. As well as seeking to share and spread this good practice, we’re also looking at where services have mitigated any unintended negative consequences from the recent rapid changes, and reducing health inequalities.

We are focussing on these interdependent areas below:

Applying strategic planning and commissioning guidance

Read how strategic planning and commissioning guidance can be applied as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Using community models and enabling factors for integration

Read how communities are designing models and enabling factors in integration in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Supporting the emerging community service needs

Read how we are supporting the community needs in integration, with a focus on mitigating health inequalities.

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Insights from publications

Each week, we look at the latest reports, articles and other published literature about emerging practice in the health and social care system.

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Do you have more examples you'd like us to share?

Please email your suggestions to:

hcis.transformationalredesign@nhs.net