Useful resources : websites, guides and frameworks

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This section includes information on websites, guides and frameworks related to quality improvement. 

Guides & Frameworks

Board Development

The Board Development site has information and training for Board Members across Scotland.

On the site you will find information on:

  • Induction - including online training, reflective practice tool and resource packs
  • Introduction to Policy - videos and links to key documents
  • Mentoring and Coaching - information on how to be involved in a mentoring or coaching partnership
  • Health and Social Care Integration - key publications and information on integration
  • Committees - Resources to enhance skills in committee setting
  • Continuing Personal Development - information on a range of personal development areas

Patient Safety Zone

Three 'Quality Ambitions' (Person-Centred, Safe and Effective) provide the focus for everything NHSScotland does in its aim to deliver the best quality healthcare to the people of Scotland and, through this, make NHSScotland a world leader in healthcare quality.

The vast majority of health care workers are hard-working, dedicated professionals who go to work with the intention of delivering high quality, safe care to their patients.

In Patient Safety you will find:

  • Background information on patient safety and its importance in healthcare improvement
  • Tools and techniques for checking safety issues, implementing care practices and dealing with incidents
  • Educational resources including publications, websites, initiatives and training offered by NHS Education for Scotland