NHS National Services Scotland

National Services Scotland delivers services critical to front-line patient care to support the efficient and effective operation of NHS Scotland. NHS NSS is the common name for the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service. We’re a national NHS Board operating right at the heart of NHS Scotland. Through our services we provide invaluable support and advice. A role we also extend to the wider public sector.
Gyle Square
1 South Gyle Crescent
EH12 9EB
Edinburgh | GB
https://nhsnss.org/
Scotland Europa Key Contact: Charles Abbott

Networks

URL: https://ec.europa.eu/eip/ageing/home_en

Remit: The Partnership features strong Scottish participation, with Scotland leading the Action Group on integrated care. NHS24 and the Scottish Government form part of the Scottish partnership.

URL: http://www.scotlandeuropa.com

Remit: Scotland Europa promotes Scottish interests across the institutions of the European Union and to the representatives of Europe’s regions and nations. Scotland Europa membership brings together a wide range of Scottish organisations, including public authorities, businesses, local government, trade unions and education and voluntary organisations. This diverse partnership gives us a variety of perspectives on Scottish interests in Europe and an influential voice in European affairs. With experienced and specialised staff based in Brussels and Scotland, Scotland Europa fosters strong links between Scotland and Europe, providing intelligence, policy analysis and strategic funding advice.

Themes

Innovation, Social

Programmes

Securing Europes global competitiveness, strengthening its position in science and its industrial leadership in innovation by providing major investment in key technologies, greater access to capital and support for SMEs. The programme aims at tackling societal challenges by helping to bridge the gap between research and the market. Horizon 2020 is designed to be a different kind of EU research programme - funding the entire value creation chain from fundamental research through to market innovation, and with drastically less red tape.
The programme aims to complement, support and add value to the policies of the member states to improve the health of EU citizens and reduce health inequalities across the EU. By promoting health, encouraging health