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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-13850: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 15 January 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the provision of specialist physiotherapy for adults with muscle-wasting conditions in the east of Scotland.

Answered by: Shona Robison 29 January 2018

While the Scottish Government provides the policies, frameworks and resources for high quality healthcare in Scotland, it is for each NHS Board to decide best how to utilise funding, facilities and staff while taking account of national and local priorities to meet local health needs, including the provision of specialist physiotherapy for adults with muscle-wasting conditions.