Date lodged: 20 March 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many medical appointments were missed in 2017.
Answered by: Shona Robison 18 April 2018
Information on missed appointments is collected centrally for first outpatient consultation only. There were 145,493 missed first outpatient appointments during the calendar year 2017 - this is from over 1.4 million new outpatient appointments undertaken during the year.