NHS Shetland Board

Shetland NHS Board is responsible for health care for a population of around 23,000. Local Hospital and Community Services are provided from the Gilbert Bain Hospital. In addition, visiting consultants from NHS Grampian provide out-patient clinics as well as in-patient and day-case surgery to supplement the service provided by our locally-based Consultants in General Medicine, General Surgery, Anaesthetics and Psychiatry.

Vision and Values

Board Corporate Objectives 2015-16

  • To improve and protect the health of the people of Shetland
  • To provide quality, effective and safe services, delivered in the most appropriate setting for the patient
  • To redesign services where appropriate, in partnership, to ensure a modern sustainable local health service
  • To provide best value for resources and deliver financial balance
  • To ensure sufficient organizational capacity, capability and resilience

Corporate Governance Handbook

  1. Introduction
  2. Interpretation
  3. Standing Orders
  4. Scheme for the Constitution, Composition and Functions of Committees
  5. Scheme of Delegation
  6. Standing Financial Instructions
  7. Code of Conduct for NHS Shetland Board
  8. Standards of Conduct, Accountability and Openness
© NHS Shetland 2015