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Delivering care through collaboration
    

Innovation

Innovation in healthcare is important in order to develop new or improved health policies, systems, products and technologies, as well as services and delivery methods that improve citizen’s health.

 The Scottish Capsule Programme (SCOTCAP) Colon Capsule Endoscopy (CCE)

The Scottish Capsule Programme (SCOTCAP) Colon Capsule Endoscopy (CCE): This innovative project will enable the rollout of Colon Capsule Endoscopy, a small device the size of a pill which contains a digital camera, as a less invasive alternative for individuals in need of Colonoscopy.

For more information contact anna.betzlbacher@gov.scot

 Cytosponge

Cytosponge: CfSD will facilitate the accelerated roll out of Cytosponge, used to detect those at risk of oesophageal cancer, as an alternative to upper GI Endoscopy. For more information contact denyse.aitken@gov.scot or linda.patterson@gov.scot

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 Remote consulting

Remote Consulting: We will continue to support the ongoing spread and embedding of virtual attendance technology to reduce the need to travel for face-to-face appointments at healthcare facilities.

For more information contact jamie.cochrane@gov.scot or scott.mcbride@gov.scot

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