About this release

This release by Public Health Scotland (PHS) is the first report by the Scottish National Audit Programme (SNAP). This report provides an overview of the programme, the components of the SNAP annual governance process and structures to provide stakeholders with visibility and understanding of the activities undertaken.

Further information

The SNAP is an improvement programme that enables NHS Boards to make meaningful decisions at a local level whilst also being aware of the national picture. It uses clinical audit data to provide intelligence, highlight variance, share learning, and promote best practice across the pathways of care within the various audits and registries which it manages.

The next release of this publication will be November 2024.

General enquiries

If you have an enquiry relating to this publication, please contact Stuart Baird at phs.snap@phs.scot.

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Older versions of this publication

Versions of this publication released before 16 March 2020 may be found on the Data and Intelligence, Health Protection Scotland or Improving Health websites.

Last updated: 20 November 2023
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