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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S2W-32675
Asked by: Fergus Ewing, Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 19 March 2007

Question

To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it will take to secure provision for care for elderly people in South Lochaber while the application for the closure of Glencoe Hospital by NHS Highland is pending, while the Parliament is dissolved and until a new Executive in established.

Current status: Answered by Lewis Macdonald on 2 April 2007


Answer

NHS Highland has assured Scottish ministers that elderly peoplein south Lochaber will continue to have access to a comprehensive range of healthcare services pending a ministerial decision on the boards proposals for the futureof Glencoe hospital.