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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-14083: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 25 January 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether all stomach or gastro patients presenting at A&E departments are included in A&E waiting times statistics.

Answered by: Shona Robison 6 February 2018

All patients making a new or unplanned return attendance at A&E departments are included in the A&E statistics, regardless of the condition they present with.

In terms of the average waiting time for patients with stomach or gastro concerns, this information is not centrally available.