Date lodged: 29 March 2019
To ask the Scottish Government how much of the £535 million of frontline spending under the Waiting Times Improvement Plan has been allocated to each NHS board in (a) 2018-19 and (b) 2019-20.
Answered by: Jeane Freeman 17 April 2019
Initial investment of £26.7 million was allocated to NHS Boards, including the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, in 2018/19 – see table for breakdown of funding awarded to individual Health Boards.
This funding was used to support a range of actions and put in place additional capacity aimed at reducing waiting lists.
Funding decisions for 2019/20 are currently under consideration.
Breakdown of funding awarded to NHS Boards
Diagnostics, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Radiology
Orthopaedics, Radiology, Scopes, Gastroenterology
Ophthalmology, Urology, Dermatology, Cardiology, Diagnostics
ENT, Trauma and Orthopaedics, General Surgery
NHS Greater Glasgow and
Orthopaedics, Neurology, Neuro surgery, Endoscopy, Dermatology
Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Endoscopy
Ophthalmology ,Dermatology, General surgery, Neurology, Rheumatology
ENT, Chronic Pain, General surgery, Paediatric-orthopaedics
Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Physiotherapy, Orthotics
Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Ultrasound
Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Neurology, Dermatology
NHS Western Isles
Endoscopy, Cardiology and Ophthalmology