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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil (Airdrie and Shotts) (SNP)

A theme running through your reports on the NHS—including the section 22 reports on NHS Highland and NHS Tayside—is that of managerial weaknesses at every level in the national health servic...

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil

But if we do not modernise the model of delivery, we could be having the same conversations in 10 years’ time—in fact, the situation might be even worse.

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil

Absolutely.

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil

Let us consider NHS Highland and NHS Tayside. Looking at performance against non-financial standards, a common theme in the appendices to both reports is that performance is not that bad com...

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil

NHS Highland operates a completely different model from that of any other territorial health board in Scotland in that health and social care are run by NHS Highland on behalf of NHS Highlan...

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil

From what you say, it seems that there is underfunding because of the fixed nature of the money that is coming in for social care.

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil

Let me rephrase the question in a way that allows you to answer it. If we look at the percentage increase in the demand for social care that NHS Highland is responsible for meeting in the co...

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil

It is not inherent in the model that the funding for social care should be frozen—that is not a requirement of the model. That decision must have been taken elsewhere.

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil

Obviously, Highland is a huge area that is covered by NHS Highland and Highland Council. Is there any evidence that there needs to be additional funding in respect of the additional cost of ...

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Alex Neil

Yes, but is it enough?

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