Hi – after much searching and testing I found a macro that brings up the old ‘insert from scanner’ box that was available in previous versions of Word. This does rely on you having scanning software/driver installed.
Create the following Macro (View > Macro > View Macros > Macros in Normal.dotm > Type ‘scan’ as the name > Create > Paste in code:
On Error Resume Next
You can then ‘Customise the Quick Access Toolbar’ > choose commands from: ‘Macros’ and ADD. Then Modify it to give it a distinctive icon.
This will give you the ‘insert from scanner’ box with one click from the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT).