Digital Leadership Resources

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There are a range of Digital Leadership resources available to help leaders progress digital initiatives in their organisation or sector.

This curated list is not exhaustive but includes key reports, learning resources and links to other relevant organisations to assist you with your digital leadership journey.

Key Strategies and Reports

Here are some of the key reports which provide insight into national strategies and developments.

Scotland's Digital Health and Care Strategy 

The refreshed strategy sets out how we will work together to improve the care and wellbeing of people in Scotland by making best use of digital technologies in the design and delivery of services, in a way, place and time that works best for them. Supported by the Delivery Plan.

Digital Health and Care website - Provides access to relevant strategic and policy related information, programme updates, news, blogs and events aimed primarily at professionals working in the health, care and housing sectors.

 Using information technology to improve the NHS - A look at the digitisation of secondary care and the healthcare system reported by the National Advisory Group on Health Information Technology in England.

Topol Review – The Topol Review outlines recommendations to ensure the NHS is the world leader in using digital technologies to benefit patients

Leadership Skills

Leadership and Management Zone – Turas site where you can find resources to help you be the best you can be, as a leader or manager in health and care. 

People Performance Management Toolkit – Guide for managers on people performance management from Skills for Care. 

Step into Leadership – Resources and information to develop your leadership skills from the SSSC

Measuring Digital Skills

Scotland's Essential Digital Skills Toolkit SCVO has developed this toolkit which contains a simple checklists for measuring Foundation Skills and Essential Skills, and guidance on how to interpret the results.

A Digital Framework for Allied Health Professionals - This framework provides a structured approach that AHPs, AHP leaders and systems leaders can use to start assessing and acting on their current levels of digitisation.  

Digital Literacy of the Wider Workforce -  A range of resources to measure and promote digital capabilities across the health and social care workforce from Health Education England.

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