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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-01741: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 1 August 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to improve specialist respiratory support for people with muscular dystrophy and neuromuscular conditions.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 24 August 2016

Access to specialist respiratory support for people with muscular dystrophy and neuromuscular conditions would form part of an individual care package, agreed with relevant healthcare professionals.

Respiratory Managed Clinical Networks across NHS boards work to improve the respiratory health and quality of life of patients; ensuring that they have equitable access to high quality respiratory services.