NHS in Scotland Course

Background Poster

NHS in Scotland Course


This course on health services in Scotland is designed for field representatives. 

Structure and finance

  • What is the structure of the health service in Scotland?
  • What is health and social care integration in Scotland?
  • What is the political and financial context?
  • Who are the key players?
  • What are the key differences between the NHS in England and Scotland?
  • What can I do with this information?

Market access

  • What is the role of the Scottish Medicines Consortium?
  • What is the process around access to medicines in Scotland?
  • What is the PACE process?
  • What are the criteria that SMC uses when assessing a new medicine?
  • What happens if a medicine is turned down?
  • Who are the key players?
  • What can I do with this information?

 Policy

  • What are the key policies and strategic direction for health services in Scotland?
  • What is health and social care integration in Scotland?
  • What is realistic medicine?
  • What is the primary care landscape in Scotland, how does the new Scotland-only GP contract fit in and what does this mean for prescribing?
  • What can I do with this information?
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It gives an overview of the structure of the health service, relevant people and organisations and the financial and political context. It also provides an overview of the most relevant key policies and strategic direction.
Although primarily aimed at those working in Scotland, it is also useful for those working elsewhere who want to gain an understanding of how the NHS works in different countries of the UK.

  • Who can take the course: Medical representatives
  • Course duration: 1 hour
  • Certification Duration: 1 year

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