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Healthcare Improvement Scotland is jointly hosting a symposium with our partners at Health Services Research Unit and the Health Economics Research Unit at the University of Aberdeen, and the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit at the Chief Scientist Office.
The concept of value based healthcare has recently come to prominence in discussions of how to maximise population and individual health. The Chief Medical Officer in her report on Realistic Medicine drew on this model in setting a vision of healthcare in Scotland.
Congratulations and best wishes to Professor Doreen McClurg on her retirement from the NMAHP Research Unit. We want to sincerely thank Prof. McClurg for her astounding dedication to improving bowel, bladder and pelvic health in people worldwide.
Dr Fiona Harris was invited to contribute to an international expert panel to develop a risk profile of an emerging threat to human health in Southeast Asia. The panel was convened by the Food and Agriculture Organisation for the United Nations.
The Scottish Government Technology Supporting Maternity Care COG developed the suite of guidance documents and information for women to underpin rapid roll-out of supported self-monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy, initially as Covid-response during Spring and Summer of 2020.
Professor Suzanne Hagen has been appointed as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Associated Faculty of the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2022.