We lead on behalf of NHS boards and Scottish Government to achieve the delivery of equitable, high value health services for patients in Scotland.
Our mission is to be a valued and trusted partner for planning, commissioning and coordinating high-quality, person-centred specialist services, networks and screening programmes.
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Our approach and services
Taking a national, ‘once for Scotland’ approach allows us to:
- reduce variation and duplication
- drive consistency
- foster a clinical focus
- ensure patients are at the centre of all decisions about their care
- assure equity of services for all
- work with internal and external stakeholders
- offer value for money
Our aim is to maximise the impact of national specialist services to improve the health of the population.
Browse our specialist services, screening programmes, national networks, national planning and financial risk share to learn more.
The NHS Inform website has further information for the public about each screening programme. Use this website to find out how the programmes invite partcipants for screening, the benefits and risks and what to expect at an appointment.
If you have a general query, you can contact the team by email: