About the Evidence Session
As part of an inquiry into Preventative Agenda, the Committee has agreed to carry out a one-off evidence session on neurological conditions.
This evidence session took place on Tuesday 27 March 2018. The following organisations were invited to attend:
- Sue Ryder
- Neurological Alliance Scotland
- National Advisory Committee on Neurological Conditions
- Healthcare Improvement Scotland
- National Neurology Advisory Group
- Neurological Implementation and Improvement Support Advisory Group
- NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
- Association of British Neurologists
- Leuchie House National Respite Centre
Prior to this session taking place, the Committee issued a short targeted call for views with the following questions:
- To what extent do you believe the Scottish Government’s approach and the approach by Integration Authorities and NHS Boards towards neurological conditions are preventative?
- Is the approach adequate or is more action needed?
- Are the services for neurological conditions being measured and evaluated in terms of cost and benefit?
The following written submissions were received:
Following the call for views and the evidence session on 27 March, the Convener wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport on 24 April 2018:
The Cabinet Secretary responded on 22 May 2018:
The Convener issued a further follow-up letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport on 13 June 2018:
The Cabinet Secretary responded on 26 June 2018: