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S5W-07345: Elaine Smith (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 21 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many specialist nurses there are in NHS (a) Lanarkshire and (b) Greater Glasgow and Clyde who are responsible for helping people with multiple sclerosis in their own home.

Answered by: Shona Robison 6 March 2017

Information on the number of specialist nurses who are responsible for the delivery of Multiple Sclerosis care is published by ISD Scotland and is available at the following link:-

https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Workforce/Publications/2016-12-06/Clinical_Nurse_Specialists_S2016.xls

The data available does not specify whether specialist nurses are responsible for patients in home settings. Specific local information may be available from individual NHS Boards.