At Healthcare improvement Scotland we understand that it’s important to cultivate ideas for change at a local level, especially where there is clear potential to inform and influence national practice and learning. To support this, we launched the Improvement Fund in September 2016 to give health and social care organisations the opportunity to apply for funding to allow them to design and test new solutions to help to address health and social care issues at a local level. We invited applications for grants between £5000 to £75000 for funding over a 12-15 month period. We’ve had an overwhelming amount of interest with a wide variety of ideas coming in from a range of organisations across Scotland. We’re delighted to have awarded 7 very different…