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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12609: Richard Lochhead (Moray)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 10 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many NHS consultants in each of the last five years were classed as (a) generalist and (b) specialist, also expressed as a percentage of the total number of consultants in each year.

Answered by: Shona Robison 21 November 2017

Information held by ISD does not class consultants as generalists and specialists. The number of consultants in post by specialty can be found on the workforce statistics web site at:

https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Workforce/Publications/2017-09-05/Medical_Trend_J2017.xls