Capital and Facilities is responsible for two main policy areas:
Planning and Investment
Responsibility for the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates capital
planning policy and strategy
for NHSScotland including inputs to the 2 yearly comprehensive
spending reviews, the development and maintenance of a 5 year
capital plan, the monitoring of capital investment and the
provision of policy guidance in respect of the management
and approval procedures for projects.
Information on planning NHS capital developments including those developed through public private partnerships, training opportunities and details of projects that have been completed or are in progress in NHSScotland can be found at the Capital Planning and Investment section of this website.
Current mandatory guidance on capital procurement can be found at the Scottish Capital Investment Manual (SCIM) website.
on all asset management matters impacting upon the Scottish
Government Health and Social Care Directorates responsibilities for NHSScotland.
This requires the ongoing and periodic review of existing
asset management related policies and strategies which are
designed to make best use of NHSScotland physical assets and
to provide an appropriate quality of healthcare facilities
which complement and support the wider health policies and
priorities of the Scottish Government.