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.
Source agency: ISD Scotland (part of NHS National Services Scotland)
Designation: Official Statistics not designated as National Statistics