Date lodged: 23 September 2016
To ask the Scottish Government what the average cost is to the NHS of each A&E attendance.
Answered by: Shona Robison 7 October 2016
The average cost to the NHS in Scotland of an attendance at an A&E outpatient consultant-led clinic in 2014-15 was £112. The average cost of an A&E attendance across NHS Lothian was £88 in 2014-15.