18 health organisations, representing more than 60,000 primary care clinicians working across the length and breadth of Scotland, have collectively responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation “A Digital Strategy for Scotland 2017 and beyond” outlining the urgent need to radically transform the digital infrastructure to support multidisciplinary healthcare services.
The response outlines the current challenges in health and social care and demonstrates how improved digital infrastructure and access to information could improve healthcare services and increase efficiency within the NHS.
treatment wherever people are in our health care system. The examples provided from across all the professions demonstrate why the ‘Digital Strategy for Scotland 2017 and beyond’ needs to speed up the pace of change. With so many health and social professionals now involved in patient care we simply need to have a digital infrastructure that enables us to work as one team.”