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What are national networks?

Published on 27 September 2023

Diagnostic networks

Diagnostic networks bring professionals together to improve diagnostic services across disciplines. This ensures that patients have the right test at the right time.

Follow the links below to learn more about each network. Each link will take you to an external website.

Haematology and Transfusion Scotland Network (HaTS) – working to connect and support those working in haematology and blood transfusion.

Scottish Clinical Biochemistry Network (SCBN) – encouraging cooperation between stakeholders, commissioning reviews, running educational events and more.

Scottish Microbiology and Virology Network (SMVN) – preventing infection and protecting public health by providing expert advice, peer and professional support, and other initiatives.

Scottish Clinical Imaging Network (SCIN) – bringing professionals together to deal with quality issues around clinical imaging.

Scottish Pathology Network (SPAN) – steering service change, modernisation and redesign across Scotland's pathology services.