Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) are the national healthcare improvement organisation for Scotland and part of NHS Scotland. The work programme supports the healthcare priorities of the Scottish Government, in particular those of NHS Scotland’s Healthcare Quality Strategy and the 2020 Vision. His helps driveimprovements in the quality of healthcare people receive by:
- supporting and empowering people to have an informed voice in managing their own care and shaping how services are designed and delivered
- delivering scrutiny activity which is fair but challenging and leads to improvements for patients
- providing quality improvement support to healthcare providers, and
- providing clinical standards, guidelines and advice based upon the best available evidence.