Citizens' Panel

Citizens' Panel

Third Panel Report

The third Citizens' Panel survey asked questions about digital technologies for healthcare improvement, using and sharing personal health and social care information and access to healthcare professionals other than doctors. Surveys were carried out between 4 September and 31 October 2017 concerning the following issues:

  • the use of digital health and care technologies
  • how personal health information is shared and managed
  • the use of depersonalised health information for research and development
  • public perceptions of availability and access to healthcare professionals other than GPs
  • the role of GP practice receptionists, and
  • awareness of local optician services.
Survey on the use of digital technologies for healthcare improvement, using and sharing personal health and social care information and access to healthcare professionals other than doctors
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File type: pdf
File size: 3 MB
Publication date: January 2018

Impact

Findings from the Panel survey have contributed to the Scottish Government's Digital Health and Care Strategy.

The findings also helped inform an Equalities Impact Assessment of The National Health Service (Primary Medical Services Section 17C Agreements) (Scotland) Regulations 2018, which came into force on 1 April 2018.

Last Updated: 7 September 2020