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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-08536: Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 30 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many vacancies there have been for anaesthetists in NHS (a) hospitals and (b) board areas in each of the last five years.

Answered by: Shona Robison 13 April 2017

Information on the number of vacancies for consultants with a specialty of anaesthetics in (a) NHS hospitals is not centrally held. Specific local information may be available from individual NHS boards.

Information on the number of vacancies for consultants with a specialty of anaesthetics in (b) NHS boards is published by ISD Scotland and is available at the following link:- https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Workforce/Publications/2017-03-07/Consultant_Vacancies_D2016.xls