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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-02046: Richard Lochhead (Moray)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 18 August 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many times consultancy vacancies have been advertised by NHS Grampian in the last 12 months, broken down by the (a) length of time of the vacancy and (b) location of each post.

Answered by: Shona Robison 15 September 2016

NHS Grampian has advertised 66 consultant vacancies over the last 12 months and of these, 20% have been re-advertised. 28 of these vacancies were vacant for more than six months.

In the past 12 months consultant posts across NHS Grampian have been advertised in the following locations: Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital; Dr Gray’s Hospital, Elgin; Aberdeen Royal Infirmary; Royal Cornhill Hospital; Roxburgh House and Summerfield House.