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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00356: Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 1 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has been aware of inpatient beds at Dudhope House not being available for use due to staffing issues since May 2015.

Answered by: Maureen Watt 16 June 2016

The unit temporarily had to close four beds in January 2016. This was to ensure patient safety in respect of staffing levels.