The people of Scotland expect technology and information systems to be part of how health and care services are delivered, this includes workforce development in digital skills and capabilities to support the successful uptake and use of these technologies.
Download the Digital Health and Care Strategy to find out how services for people in Scotland can be enhanced and transformed through the use of digital technology.
For guidance on implementing Near Me visit tec.scot
Further information and training videos available at NHS Scotland National Video Conferencing Service
Find out more about Remote Consulting, including Telephone Triage
To support members of the public to find out more about Near Me visit nearme.scot
Microsoft Teams is a secure communication and collaboration tool providing colleagues with the ability to work together and share information. NHS Scotland is making Teams available to all colleagues in Scotland.
Find out more at Microsoft Office 365
Our aim is to give access to learning and practice support resources to help embed digital into practice, supporting Scotland’s ambitions for health and care services with digital technology and information at the heart of everyday practice.
View progress update video to find out about resources to help you learn more about digital health and care.
Meet Bridget and Hew.
They’re both using everyday technology, like a mobile phone or smartwatch to support their wellbeing.
Bridget and Hew have different levels of digital skills, but they are both using technology in a way that works for them. Find out how in our animations.
Technology enabled care is used in health and care practice throughout Scotland. Some examples includes:
View our workforce stories to find out how technology has helped improve service delivery and individual outcomes for the people using it.