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Scottish health service delivery and performance

Client: NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government

Consultant: Professor Derek Bell, Department of Medicine

Expertise: Acute medicine

Our consultants shared their expertise in acute medicine and experience of working for governmental organisations and the NHS to help NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government to improve efficiency and quality in the Scottish health service.

 

Professor Derek Bell, Department of Medicine, provided expertise for a collaborative project between NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government to improve efficiency and quality in the Scottish health service.

Based on his knowledge in acute medicine and experience working for governmental organisations and the NHS, Professor Bell designed and implemented a strategy to analyse health service operational data to identify performance issues and opportunities. He then co-developed software tools that enabled the automatic reproduction of the reports to underpin the effective ongoing management of the service.

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