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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-06956: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 8 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what the results were for the Scottish Patient Safety Programme's venous thromboembolism (VTE) workflow programme, which ran between 2012 and 2014, broken down by NHS board.

Answered by: Shona Robison 2 March 2017

Healthcare Improvement Scotland funded the SAPPHIRE (Social Science APPlied to Healthcare Improvement REsearch) group at University of Leicester to carry out an independent evaluation of the sepsis VTE collaborative. The evaluation report was published in 2015 and is available on the Scottish Patient Safety Programme website: ( Information on the breakdown of results by NHS board is not held centrally.