Date lodged: 24 May 2016
To ask the Scottish Government what the estimated completion date is for the new East Lothian community hospital.
Answered by: Shona Robison 6 June 2016
Construction programmes are being finalised for the new facility and the current Roodlands services will be maintained throughout the build programme. NHS Lothian are planning for a phased handover and at this time it is anticipated some outpatient services, such as imaging will be available in the new hospital by mid-2018 with full occupation anticipated in mid-2020.