One-off evidence sessions with health and sport public bodies

 

About the evidence sessions

sportscotland

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland.

As an organisation that receives public funds, sportscotland falls to be held accountable by the Health and Sport Committee scrutiny in relation to their performance, value for money and meeting of objectives.

Following a previous evidence session on 24 January 2017, the Committee invited sportscotland to attend for an update session.  This update session took place 22 January 2019.

Scottish Ambulance Service 

The Scottish Ambulance Service is a national organisation which provides a service to all of Scotland.

As the frontline of the NHS in Scotland and with over 4,500 members of staff, the Scottish Ambulance Service provides an emergency ambulance service to a population of over 5 million people serving all mainland and island communities.  Their Patient Transport Service undertakes over 1.1 million journeys every year and provides care for patients who need support to reach their healthcare appointments due to their medical and mobility needs.

Following a previous evidence session on 23 May 2017, the Committee invited the Scottish Ambulance Service for an update session.  This update session took place on 26 February 2019.

Timetable

sportscotland

22 January 2019

Scottish Ambulance Service

26 February 2019

Evidence

sportscotland

Scottish Ambulance Service

Correspondence

sportscotland

Further to the evidence session with sportscotland on 22 January 2019, the Committee issued a letter to the Chief Executive of sportscotland following up on a number of issues raised at the meeting.

We received a response on 13 February 2019:

Scottish Ambulance Service

Further to the evidence session with the Scottish Ambulance Service on 26 February 2019, the Committee issued a letter to the Chief Executive of the Scottish Ambulance Service following up on a number of issues raised at the meeting.

We received a response on 16 April 2019:

 
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