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Further Recognition For Innovative SCOTCAP Project

Published: 03/12/2020

Digital Health and Care Institute (DHI) has announced that the SCOTCAP Evaluation Project Team has been shortlisted as one of three finalists in the Innovation Award category at the Scottish Health Awards 2020.

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Following on recent success at Holyrood Connect Awards, the SCOTCAP project is once again an Innovation finalist.

Digital Health and Care Institute (DHI) has announced that the SCOTCAP Evaluation Project Team has been shortlisted as one of three finalists in the Innovation Award category at the Scottish Health Awards 2020. 

The Scottish Health Awards, sponsored by NHS Research Scotland and Scottish Health Innovations Ltd, are the most prestigious awards for those working across NHS Scotland, partners in health and social care, voluntary organisations and more, to deliver high-quality health and social care services in Scotland. The winner will be announced on 09 December 2020. 

See the full list of award categories and finalists for this year's Scottish Health Awards.

Early trials of the colon capsule technology of the SCOTCAP project were led by NHS Highland and Corporate Health International, based at Inverness Campus. 

The Scottish Capsule Programme (SCOTCAP) evaluation project is an integral part of the national redesign of gastroenterology services in Scotland. It enables early and effective testing in the community for Gastroenterology Symptoms, avoiding unnecessary referrals for hospital outpatient appointments.

It is part of the Scottish Government’s Modernising Patient Pathways Programme and is led by DHI. 

Learn more about the SCOTCAP Evaluation Project in terms of its aims, what has been done and what the impact has and will be for patients, our clinical community, NHS and industry.

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