Investing in Volunteering to support the patient experience

Organisation : NHS Lothian
Grant Amount : £ 25,000
Project Dates : April 2013 to September 2014

This project will support NHS Lothian to

  1. Develop and deliver traditional/ innovative volunteering and public participation programmes with statutory and voluntary partners which support health improvement for patients/carers in all health settings and improve the patient experience.
  2. Engage with staff, patients, carers and volunteers to provide positive experiences which make a difference and create beneficial environments.
  3. Meet the needs for patients, carers, staff, and the wider public to continue to invest in volunteering and add value to service provision.
  4. Continue to be an exemplar NHS service which promotes volunteering and retains Investing in Volunteers.