SCVIG's main aim is to represent the pharmaceutical industry, operating wherever possible in partnership with all relevant agencies to:
Raise standards of evidence-based patient care;
Improve outcomes for people with CV disease and its related conditions;
Ensure people with CV disease have equitable access to the best available medicines and services;
Highlight opportunities for aligning plans and policies across national groups and related disease areas at both strategic and tactical level.
SCVIG strives to raise awareness among MSPs about the issues that affect people with CV disease and the impact its related conditions have on many individuals throughout Scotland.
Education and training for professionals
SCVIG aims to work with the Scottish Executive Health Department and NHS Education Scotland to support education and training initiatives concerning the management of CV disease and related conditions for health care professionals and policy makers.
Links with the voluntary sector
SCIVG aims to develop links with the voluntary sector to identify opportunities for joint working for the benefit of patients.