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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-09921: Anas Sarwar (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 23 June 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the removal of information on pain psychology services from the Information Services Division's Waiting Times Summary and how this complies with its policies on (a) openness and transparancy regarding mental health services and (b) respect for the NHS workforce.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 18 July 2017

The content of publication summaries can and does change between each release following review of what the key messages are.

NHS ISD is always happy to receive feedback on the content of the information released.

The full information continues to be published by NHS ISD in excel tables on their website:http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Waiting-Times/Publications/index.asp.