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S5W-15900: Edward Mountain (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 13 April 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport has had any discussions since 2016 with the (a) chairman, David Alston, and (b) chief executive, Elaine Mead, regarding concerns with (a) their governance and (b) the board's governance of NHS Highland.

Answered by: Shona Robison 16 May 2018

Scottish Government officials have regularly met with the Chairman, David Alston, and Chief Executive, Elaine Mead, to discuss a range of matters including their governance and the boards governance of NHS Highland. Around the same time we commissioned a pilot review of corporate governance across NHS Scotland and at the request of the Chair, which began in NHS Highland.