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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-21523: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 6 February 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how many deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedures have been performed since the national DBS centre opened in April 2018.

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick 26 February 2019

Between April 2017 to March 2018 14 new implantations and 20 battery replacements were performed. Between April 2018 to December 2019 12 new implantations, 1 explantation and 22 battery replacements were performed.

In total 69 surgical interventions were completed.

Source: NHS National Services Scotland