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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-15744: Kezia Dugdale (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 29 March 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what input it has made to the NHS workforce commission, which was established by Anas Sarwar MSP, regarding A&E waiting times performance at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Answered by: Shona Robison 15 May 2018

The Scottish Government welcomes any constructive proposals from oppositions members, including on workforce planning. However, as yet, the Scottish Government has not been approached by the Scottish Labour Party’s Health and Social Care Workforce Commission.

The Scottish Government has produced three comprehensive workforce plans - which involved the input of stakeholders.