NHS Scotland Event – 2017 Poster Winners

NHS Forth Valley won two of the seven poster categories at the NHS Scotland Event  which took place in Glasgow in June 2017.

Nicola Wood, Team Leader Liaison Psychiatry and Yvonne Cairns, National Dementia Champion won the ‘Effective’ category for their poster on work to improve the experience of people with dementia who require to be admitted to hospital.

Dr Colin Morton, Dermatologist, also won in the ‘Infrastructure’ category with dermatology colleagues from across NHS Scotland for work to develop a new app and website which makes it easier for GPs and other health professionals to access specialist advice.

Local work to reduce hospital cardiac arrest rates and use extended scope physiotherapists to treat patients with musculoskeletal conditions in primary care settings were also finalists in the ‘Safe’ and ‘Effective’ categories.