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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-19341: Monica Lennon (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 10 October 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what guidance NHS boards follow regarding the use of vitamin B12 injections to treat pernicious anaemia.

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick 30 October 2018

Haematologists within each NHS board are expected to take account of any relevant guidance, such as the guidelines published by the British Committee for Haematology Standards 2014 and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Clinical Knowledge Summary on Anaemia, B12 and foliate deficiency.