Date lodged: 20 February 2019
To ask the Scottish Government how many degree-qualified audiologists delivering frontline services each NHS board has, also broken down by the number of (a) vacancies there are and (b) such specialists each board will require in each of the next 10 years.
Answered by: Jeane Freeman 5 March 2019
This information is not held centrally.
ISD publish Healthcare Science workforce data at the Clinical Physiological Science level and audiology is a speciality within Clinical Physiological Science. ISD data at 30 September 2018 is set out below, they do not collect information about Healthcare Science vacancies.
Clinical Physiology workforce at 30 September 2018 by NHS Board.
Ayrshire and Arran
Dumfries and Galloway
Greater Glasgow and Clyde
National Waiting Times Centre
Information about this workforce group at speciality level is only available from individual NHS Boards.