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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-23174: Bill Bowman (North East Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 15 May 2019

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reported concerns regarding the absence of a lead psychiatrist to oversee locum psychiatrists in Dundee, what action it is taking to ensure that this position is filled as soon as possible.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 23 May 2019

NHS Tayside have confirmed that the Associate Medical Director at NHS Tayside continues to provide senior clinical leadership to psychiatrists across Tayside. NHS Tayside is identifying further resources to support clinical leadership in mental health services.