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Grant Reilly


23rd November 2020


SCOTCAP named as Innovation award finalist

The SCOTCAP Evaluation Project Team has been shortlisted for the Innovation Award, sponsored by NHS Research Scotland and Scottish Health Innovations Ltd at the Scottish Health Awards 2020.

We are delighted to announce that the SCOTCAP Project Board and Delivery Team, comprised of:

  • George Crooks, CEO, DHI (Chair)
  • Katie Cuthbertson, Director, Modern Patients Pathway Programme, Scottish Government
  • Brendan Faulds, Associate Director, NHS NSS & Adoption Lead
  • Angus Watson, Director of Research, Development & Innovation, SCOTCAP Clinical Lead, NHS Highland
  • Campbell Macleod Surgical Research Fellow, NHS Highland
  • Cornelius Glismann Corporate Health International, Industry
  • Hagen Wenzek Corporate Health International, Industry
  • Michelle Brogan, Development Manager, Evaluation Lead DHI
  • Gary Robinson, Innovation Procurement, Scottish Government
  • John Thomson, Digital Health Lead, Consultant Gastroenterologist
  • Mark Cook, Medtronic, Industry
  • James Cameron, Head of Health and Life Sciences, HIE
  • Iain MacAulay, Project Manager, NHS NSS
  • Craig Mowat, Gastroenterology Consultant, NHS Tayside
  • Claire Donaghy, Bowel Cancer Scotland
  • Grant Reilly, Communications & Marketing, DHI
  • Anna Betzlbacher, Improvement Advisor Scottish Government

has been shortlisted as one of three finalists in the Innovation Award category at the Scottish Health Awards 2020.

The Scottish Health Awards 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.

It is fantastic to see the efforts of this high performing group of individuals, recognised by their peers, and we look forward to 09 December 2020 when the winner will be announced.

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

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 (MPPP) and is led by Digital Health and Care Institute (DHI) To support the delivery of evaluation whilst optimising benefits of a new and unique Innovation Collaboration Partnership was created.

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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