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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-13651: Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 4 January 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many patients are waiting to have a sacral nerve stimulation for urinary incontinence (UI) carried out in the current National Services Division service for UI in Scotland, broken down by NHS board.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 26 January 2018

The Scottish Sacral Nerve Stimulation Service for Urinary Dysfunction is provided by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GG&C) Board for all of NHS Scotland as a national specialist service commissioned by National Services Division (NSD).

There are less than 5 patients who have been assessed and are waiting for a permanent implant.

There are 24 patients who are waiting for an outpatient appointment. Due to the potential of identifiable information, this information cannot be provided broken down by individual NHS Board.