The 2016/17 audit of NHS Tayside

 

The 2016/17 audit of NHS Tayside: Financial sustainability

The Auditor General has reported to the Scottish Parliament for a third consecutive year on NHS Tayside's progress with addressing significant financial difficulties, and the high risk that the board will not achieve financial balance in 2017/18.

Please visit the 2015/16 audit of NHS Tayside Financial sustainability webpage for the previous section 22 report.

Oral evidence session - 16 November 2017

The Committee took evidence from the Auditor General for Scotland and Audit Scotland. The Committee agreed to await the publication of a report by the NHS Tayside Assurance and Advisory Group before deciding whether to take any further action on the audit report.  Please read the Official Report 16 November 2017.

Meeting correspondence and follow-up

 Audit Scotland Briefing Paper - 16 November 2017 (61KB pdf)

Follow up information from NHS Tayside regarding net expenditure (325KB pdf)

Letter from Paul Gray of 23 February 2018 (34KB pdf)

Letter from NHS Tayside Assurance Advisory Group to Paul Gray, 30 January 2018 (410KB pdf)

NHS Assurance Advisory Group, 2nd Report, January 2018 (440KB pdf)

Letter from Paul Gray re NHS Tayside financial outturn 2017/18 of 7 March 2018(88KB pdf)

  • Letter from Paul Gray re Grant Thornton report 23 March 2018 (776KB pdf)

       

      Oral evidence session - 29 March 2018

      The Committee took evidence from Professor Sir Lewis Ritchie, Chair NHS Tayside Assurance and Adisory Group, Caroline Lamb, Chief Executive NHS Education for Scotland and Chair, Transformation Support Team NHS Tayside, Alan Gray, Director of Finance NHS Grampian and then from Paul Gray, Director- General Health and Social Care Scottish Government and Chief Executive NHS Scotland, Gordon Wales, Chief Financial Officer Scottish Government, Professor John Connell, Chair of the Board and Lesley McLay, Chief Executive NHS Tayside.

      The Committee then took evidence from The Auditor General and Audit Scotland.  

      You can read the Official Report 29 March 2018

      Papers from the meeting 29 March 2018 (1.62 MB pdf)

      Minutes from the meeting 29 March 2018 (136 KB pdf) 

      Meeting correspondence and follow-up

      Letter from Paul Gray of 5 April 2018 (108KB pdf)

      Letter from Paul Gray of 6 April 2018 (110KB pdf)

      Letter from Anas Sarwar of 8 April 2018 (98KB pdf)

      Letter from Paul Gray of 12 April 2018 re endowment funds (44KB pdf)

    • Letter from David Robb, OSCR, of 16 April 2018 (75KB pdf)

       

      Oral evidence session - 19 April 2018

      The Committee took evidence from The Auditor General and Audit Scotland.

      You can read the Official Report 19 April 2018

      Papers from the meeting 19 April 2018 (1.26MB pdf)

      Minutes from the Meeting 19 April 2018 (83KB pdf)

      Meeting correspondence and follow-up

      Letter to Paul Gray, 23 April 2018 (106KB pdf)

      Letter to Anas Sarwar, 24 April 2018 (86KB pdf)

      Letter from Paul Gray of 2 May 2018 (384KB pdf)

      Letter to David Robb, OSCR of 2 May 2018 (78KB pdf)

    • Letter from David Robb, OSCR of 3 May 2018 (95KB pdf

       

      Oral evidence session - 10 May 2018 

      The Committee took evidence from Paul Gray, Director-General Health and Social Care, Scottish Government and Chief Executive NHS Scotland and Christine McLaughlin, Director of Health Finance, Scottish Government, then from The Auditor General and Audit Scotland.

      You can read the Official Report 10 May 2018

      Papers from the meeting 10 May 2018 (347KB pdf)

      Minutes from the meeting 10 May 2018 (44KB pdf)

      Meeting correspondence and follow-up

      Letter from David Robb OSCR to Paul Gray 15 May 2018 (152KB pdf)

      Letter to David Robb, OSCR of  16 May 2018 (41KB pdf)

      Letter from Paul Gray of 21 May 2018 (362KB pdf)

    • Letter from Paul Gray, inc Grant Thornton Report 22 May 2018 (469KB pdf)

       

       

      Oral evidence session - 24 May 2018

      The Committee took evidence from Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Scottish Government, Paul Gray, Director-General of Health and Social Care Scottish Government, Chief Executive NHS Scotland and Christine McLaughlin, Director of Health Finance Scottish Government.

      The Committee then took evidence from The Auditor General and Audit Scotland

      You can read the Official Report 24 May 2018

      Papers from the meeting 24 May 2018 (444KB pdf)

      Minutes from the meeting 24 May 2018 (44 KB pdf)

      Meeting correspondence and follow-up

      Letter from David Robb OSCR to Paul Gray of 30 May 2018 (283KB pdf)

      Letter from David Robb OSCR to Convener of 31 May 2018 (294KB pdf)

      Letter from Audit Scotland to Convener of 7 June 2018 (86KB pdf)

      Letter from Paul Gray to Convener 12 June 2018 (623KB pdf)

      Letter from Director of Internal Audit to Paul Gray 18 June 2018 (192KB pdf)

    • Correspondence from David Carson and Ian McDonald to Paul Gray 14 June 2018 (2.66MB pdf)

    • Letter from David Robb OSCR to Convener 26 September 2018 (86KB pdf)

    • Letter from Convener to John Brown 3 October 2018 (37KB pdf)

       

        

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