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Question reference: S6W-25928

  • Asked by: Stephen Kerr, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 4 March 2024
  • Current status: Answered by Jenni Minto on 18 March 2024


To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to allocate funding in its 2024-25 Budget to support stroke services, including the (a) delivery of the Stroke Improvement Plan, (b) further development of a national thrombectomy service and (c) development of stroke policy.


The Scottish Government budget 2024/25 , published on 19 December 2023 set out that it would make funds available for stroke and thrombectomy services in 2024/25, up to £17.5m. This budget line will be utilised to further develop the national thrombectomy service and support delivery of the Stroke Improvement Plan and wider development of stroke policy.