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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-17477: Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 25 June 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how much it has cost each NHS board to proved free eye examinations in each year since 2006-07.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 19 July 2018

The total cost of providing free NHS funded eye examinations carried out in Scotland in each financial year since 2006-07 for each NHS Board is outlined in the following table.

Cost of free eye examinations in each year since 200607 by Health Board (£000)

  

Financial
‎ Year

Ayrshire &
‎ Arran

Borders

Dumfries &
‎ Galloway

Fife

Forth Valley

Glasgow

Grampian

Highland

Lanarkshire

Lothian

Orkney

Shetland

Tayside

Western Isles

Total

2006-07

2,799

640

1,098

2,570

2,023

9,772

4,215

2,139

4,084

6,266

89

151

3,188

121

39,155

2007-08

4,145

961

1,554

3,738

3,004

13,850

6,095

3,077

6,001

8,646

146

232

4,658

215

56,322

2008-09

4,594

1,081

1,738

4,062

3,265

15,049

6,690

3,374

6,575

9,347

173

266

5,075

250

61,537

2009-10

4,993

1,130

2,010

4,524

3,511

15,712

7,223

3,650

6,957

10,198

165

280

5,526

267

66,147

2010-11

5,056

1,142

2,013

4,602

3,440

15,729

7,137

3,788

7,041

10,246

181

267

5,516

270

66,427

2011-12

5,320

1,226

2,106

4,952

3,708

16,665

7,657

4,000

7,552

11,078

184

304

5,854

289

70,894

2012-13

5,311

1,215

2,125

4,884

3,715

16,925

7,732

3,986

7,650

11,050

206

315

5,806

269

71,191

2013-14

5,435

1,262

2,186

5,114

3,796

17,425

8,040

4,129

7,836

11,522

208

373

6,085

299

73,712

2014-15

5,441

1,274

2,117

5,132

3,851

16,624

8,302

4,109

8,723

11,644

204

353

6,028

306

74,106

2015-16

5,638

1,318

2,037

5,241

3,980

17,341

8,502

4,217

9,074

12,084

231

369

6,256

333

76,620

2016-17

5,795

1,365

2,156

5,356

4,092

17,897

8,626

4,387

9,366

12,647

241

367

6,320

329

78,946

2017-18

6,202

1,405

2,316

5,471

4,162

18,697

8,744

4,527

9,617

12,999

249

380

6,536

355

81,660

Total

60,728

14,019

23,457

55,645

42,547

191,686

88,964

45,383

90,477

127,726

2,278

3,656

66,847

3,302

816,717

Source: NHS National Services Scotland.