Date lodged: 8 April 2019
To ask the Scottish Government how much will be required after 2021 to support the implementation of the new models of maternity and neonatal care outlined in the Best Start plan.
Answered by: Jeane Freeman 24 April 2019
The Scottish Government recognises that funding will be required to support the transformation of maternity and neonatal services beyond 2019-2020. Discussions with stakeholders to understand their requirements to continue to deliver the models of care proposed in the Best Start are underway.