About Information Services Division
Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world. Few other countries have information which combines high quality data, consistency, national coverage and the ability to link data to allow patient based analysis and follow up. The Information Services Division (ISD) , part of NHS National Services Scotland provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that supports quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making.
ISD works in partnership with a wide range of organisations - NHS Boards, hospitals, General Practitioners, Community Health Partnerships, local authorities, voluntary organisations, and many other care and service providers.