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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5W-29992
Asked by: Richard Lyle, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 16 June 2020

Question

To ask the Scottish Government how many sleep tests each NHS board has carried out in each of the last five years on people with (a) obstructive sleep apnoea and (b) other sleep disorders.

Current status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 15 July 2020


Answer

The number of sleep tests for patients with sleep apnoea and other sleep disorders in each NHS board from 2015 to 2019 is shown in table 1 and table 2 respectively.

 

Table 1: Number of sleep tests for patients with sleep apnoea; Calendar year 2015 to 2019

 
      

NHS Board of Treatment

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019p

      

National Waiting Times Centre

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Borders

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

8

8

5

5

5

NHS Fife

59

49

51

36

1

NHS Forth Valley

-

-

-

-

1

NHS Grampian

12

12

19

11

23

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

262

215

179

164

136

NHS Highland

125

120

98

64

63

NHS Lanarkshire

1

-

2

2

4

NHS Lothian

353

300

453

390

476

NHS Orkney

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Shetland

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Tayside

3

-

3

2

1

NHS Western Isles

-

-

-

-

-

Non-NHS Provider/Location

-

-

-

-

-

Total

823

704

810

674

710

      

p Indicates provisional data.

     
      

Source: PHS Scotland, SMR01.

     

Date extracted: June 2020.

     
      

 

 

Table 2: Number of sleep tests for patients with other sleep disorders;

Calendar year 2015 to 2019

    
      

NHS Board of Treatment

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019p

      

National Waiting Times Centre

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Borders

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

10

5

4

3

-

NHS Fife

5

6

3

4

-

NHS Forth Valley

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Grampian

22

17

7

6

3

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

161

195

225

190

210

NHS Highland

10

6

8

7

3

NHS Lanarkshire

-

1

1

-

1

NHS Lothian

1,152

1,032

835

788

785

NHS Orkney

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Shetland

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Tayside

-

-

4

16

13

NHS Western Isles

-

-

-

-

-

Non-NHS Provider/Location

-

-

-

-

-

Total

1,360

1,262

1,087

1,014

1,015

      

p Indicates provisional data.

     
      

Source: PHS Scotland, SMR01.

     

Date extracted: June 2020.