Past and future editions of 'Surgical Profiles Project'
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Release date: 25 October 2011 at
Theme: Health and Social Care | Department: ISD Scotland (part of NHS National Services Scotland) | Coverage: Scotland
Geographic breakdown: Other
| Designation: Official Statistics not designated as National Statistics
Summary: The surgical profiles project aims to lead to improvements in patient care by making better use of existing Scotland-wide data sources. The surgical profile comprises clinical indicators about the surgical care provided by an NHS Board and its hospitals (data are not presented for individual clinicians or patients). It is a tool designed to be interpreted and used locally by those providing surgical care to stimulate reflection on surgical services.