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S5W-04508: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 3 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-00648 by Shona Robison on 23 June 2016, whether the expert group to lead the review of national NHS targets is now in place and, if so, who its members are; on what dates it has met; when the full terms of the review will be published, and how stakeholders can feed into it.

Answered by: Shona Robison 15 November 2016

The expert group met for the first time on 7 November 2016. The group is made up of experts from the organisations listed in the following table. The group considered its remit which is based on the News Release of 9 September 2016 and are being asked to provide final comments on it by 18 November 2016. The group is also considering how it will engage with stakeholders and draw out the relevant key messages from the recent Healthier and Fairer Conversations.

Health and Social Care Alliance

Service Users (Scottish Health Council)

British Medical Association

Social Work Scotland

Association of Local Authority Housing Representatives

Society of Local Authority Chief Executives

Integration Authority Chairs and Vice Chairs Network

Third Sector Health and Social Care Collaborative

Integration Authority Chief Officers

NHS National Services Scotland, Public Health and Intelligence

NHS Chairs

Glasgow Centre for Population Health

NHS Chief Executives

Care Inspectorate

Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Royal College of Nursing

Scottish Government

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh