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S5W-20933: Monica Lennon (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 21 January 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how much the Glasgow endometriosis centre has been allocated to fund consultants dedicated in (a) gynaecology, (b) pain management, (c) colorectal surgery and (d) urology, and how many hours per role this funds.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 4 February 2019

The West of Scotland dedicated BSGE Accredited Severe Endometriosis Service is expected to be up and running from April 2019 and is being funded through local NHS Health Boards. It will bring together work that was previously dispersed across different sites. The following table sets out the planned uplift from existing services, as well as additional funds that will enable supporting surgical support to ring fence capacity, which will be used to establish this centre.






Uplift from
existing services

75 hours

2.0 wte

Pain Management

Uplift from
existing services




18.5 hours

0.5 wte



3.5 hours