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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-11626: Edward Mountain (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 28 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government for how many weekends in 2017 has NHS Highland had no radiologist cover arranged by midday on the Friday before.

Answered by: Shona Robison 25 October 2017

While the Scottish Government sets strategic policies for the NHS in Scotland, it is the responsibility of NHS Boards – including NHS Highland – to plan their workforce to ensure that enough professional staff and facilities are available to provide the best possible care for patients in a variety of settings.

Information on NHS Board staffing rotas is not held centrally. Specific local information may be available from NHS Highland.