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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-07580: Alison Johnstone (Lothian)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 28 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government whether Health Improvement Scotland will adopt the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance on excess winter deaths and illnesses associated with cold homes.

Answered by: Shona Robison 14 March 2017

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) provide guidelines for use in England and Wales.

Healthcare Improvement Scotland has no current plans to adopt the NICE guidance on excess winter deaths and illnesses associated with cold homes.