Success Of Healthcare Integration In Scotland

"The move from institutionalised to community-based care is at the heart of Scotland’s strategy for patients with psychiatric, addiction of learning disability conditions. The number of patients treated as inpatients has fallen by 15% in the last 5 years. There will of course always be some patients who cannot be treated in the community. This statement from the Royal College of Nursing sums up the need for this trend and one major reason for its success in Scotland"