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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-06134: Donald Cameron (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 12 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government whether there is a managed clinical network for Parkinson's disease.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 31 January 2017

National Managed Clinical Networks (MCNs) are the responsibility of NHS National Services Scotland’s National Services Division. A list of MCNs, including the commissioning process and establishment criteria, can be found on their dedicated website at: http://www.mcns.scot.nhs.uk/.

Our National Advisory Committee for Neurological Conditions has recently convened a subgroup dedicated to Parkinson’s disease. This subgroup will look at driving regional and national improvement in services and outcomes for people who live with the condition.