Electronic medicines management systems in NHS Scotland

Organisation : School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh
Grant Amount : £ 10,000
Project Dates : November 2014 to February 2016

Implementing computer (or eHealth) systems in the health service can improve care, but is dependent on fostering strategic alliances between disparate groups, including clinicians, academics, policy makers, implementing organisations, and the private sector.

We aim to set up a series of national workshops in order to understand how different sectors have approached the implementation electronic systems designed to facilitate medicines management in Scottish hospitals. This is a key priority as outlined in the Scottish Government