NHS Boards Budget Scrutiny

 

Remit

At its meeting on 13 December 2011 the Health and Sport Committee agreed as a follow up to scrutiny of the draft budget, to scrutinise NHS board allocations in spring 2012.

The Committee agreed to seek responses from all 14 Territorial Health Boards and eight Special Health Boards to a series of questions regarding NHS board allocations. The Committee also agreed, on the basis of the information received, that it would select representatives from three or four boards to give oral evidence.

Evidence

Responses from all 14 Territorial Health Boards and eight Special Health Boards are listed below

Dr Andrew Walker, Committee Budget Adviser, has produced a paper analysing the responses received (415KB pdf).

On 1 May, the Committee took oral evidence from the following NHS boards:

  • NHS Dumfries and Galloway
  • NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
  • NHS Lanarkshire
  • NHS Western Isles

Follow up to oral evidence

Report

The Committee published its report on 25 June 2012.