Date lodged: 29 March 2018
To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with NHS Lothian regarding A&E waiting times at the NHS board's hospitals and, in light of recent ISD Scotland figures, which recorded that an average of 79.3% of people waiting at the departments were seen within four hours, what action (a) it and (b) the NHS board is taking to address waiting times at the hospitals, including whether it will provide funding additional to that allocated in the 2018-19 Budget.
Answered by: Shona Robison 10 May 2018
I refer the member to the answer to question S5W-15737 on 10 May 2018. All answers to written parliamentary questions are available on the Parliament’s website, the search facility for which can be found at http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx .