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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05788: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 20 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to review the recording of eye health data in the NHS.

Answered by: Shona Robison 13 January 2017

The Scottish Government are currently working with National Services Scotland Practitioner Services Division to develop an ophthalmic data warehouse which will be available from Spring 2017. This warehouse will allow us to gather more detailed data on eye care as we continue to improve services in Scotland through our Review of community eyecare services and our wider transformation of primary care.