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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-03151: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 23 September 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether there is a national commissioning policy for bisphosphonates for cancer patients, and who is responsible for funding bisphosphonates for cancer patients.

Answered by: Shona Robison 7 October 2016

In Scotland NHS boards receive funding for the costs of medicines from their Scottish Government baseline funding.

I also refer the member to the answer to question S5W-03150 on 7 October 2016. All answers to written parliamentary questions are available on the Parliament’s website, the search facility for which can be found at: http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx