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PE01568: Funding, access and promotion of the NHS Centre for Integrative Care

Health

Petitioner: Catherine Hughes

Status:
Lodged

Date Lodged: 12 May 2015

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that Scotland-wide access to the NHS Centre of Integrative Care (NHS CIC) is restored by providing national funding for a specialist national resource for chronic conditions, to uphold NHS patient choice and cease the current postcode lottery by removing barriers to patient access and prevent institutional discrimination by helping to promote the benefits of this care pathway for patients with long-term conditions.

Petition History:

Summary:

9 June 2015: The Committee took evidence from Catherine Hughes and Dr Patrick Trust, retired GP. The Committee agreed to write to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, the Scottish Government, the Scottish Health Council, NHS Lanarkshire, NHS Highland and NHS Lothian. Link to Official Report 9 June 2015

6 October 2015: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, NHS Highland, NHS Lanarkshire and NHS Lothian. Link to Official Report 6 October 2015

8 December 2015: The Committee agreed to invite NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Highland and NHS Lanarkshire to give evidence at a future meeting. Link to Official Report 8 December 2015

9 February 2016: The Committee took evidence from Catriona Renfrew, Director of Planning and Policy, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Dr Hugo van Woerden, Director of Public Health, NHS Highland, Dr Harpreet Kohli, Director of Public Health, NHS Lanarkshire and Professor Alex McMahon, Director of Strategic Planning, Performance Reporting and Information, NHS Lothian. The Committee agreed to consider the petition at a future meeting to allow the petitioner to respond to the evidence session. Link to Official Report 9 February 2016

1 March 2016: The Committee agreed to include the petition in its legacy paper for consideration by the Session 5 Public Petitions Committee. Link to Official Report 1 March 2016 

30 June 2016: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Link to Official Report 30 June 2016

29 September 2016: The Committee agreed to refer the petition to the Health and Sport Committee under Rule 15.6.2 of Standing Orders. Link to Official Report 29 September 2016

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