Delivery Plan publishedRead the Delivery Plan 2023-24 for Scotland's Digital Health and Care Strategy
Data Strategy publishedScotland’s first dedicated Data Strategy for Health and Social Care is published
Data Strategy consultationRead the summary report on responses
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The latest update on the Data Strategy and the formation of two new Sub-boards.
Carol Sinclair, Chair of the Health and Social Care Data Board, sets out the key data standards commitments of the Data Strategy – and what it means for professionals and public. This blog was first published by PRSB in June 2023.
Scotland’s first data strategy for health and social care is welcomed by Research Data Scotland
Michaela Omelkova, Data Ethics advisor in the Scottish Government, outlines current work on public engagement on data and its use.