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S5W-00428: Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 2 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government on what dates since January 2016 it has met officials of NHS Forth Valley to discuss waiting times for child and adolescent mental health services.

Answered by: Maureen Watt 14 June 2016

Health Improvement Scotland met individually with NHS Forth Valley on 20 May 2016 to discuss the tailored support which they will provide to the board through the improvement programme.

Scottish Government officials, Health Improvement Scotland and NHS Education for Scotland met with NHS territorial boards, including NHS Forth valley, to discuss current performance and provide information on the mental health improvement programme in May 2016. The improvement programme will work in collaboration with NHS Boards to deliver sustained improvements in access to child and adolescent mental health services and psychological therapies services.