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Holyrood Committee To Question NHS Bosses Live On Audit Scotland Reports

19th December 2018

Photograph of Holyrood Committee To Question NHS Bosses Live On Audit Scotland Reports

Added 20 December 2018.

The archive film of the meeting can be found at -

https://www.scottishparliament.tv/meeting/public-audit-and-post-legislative-scrutiny-committee-december-20-2018

The Public Audit and Post-Legislative Scrutiny Committee will take evidence from the following witnesses tomorrow from 9.00am Thursday 20 December:

John Burns, Chief Executive, NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Professor Elaine Mead, Chief Executive, NHS Highland

You can watch the meeting live via https://www.scottishparliament.tv/ from 9am on Thursday 20th December 2018.

You can read a copy of the meeting papers HERE

They will give evidence on the Audit Scotland 2017/18 reports on NHS Ayrshire and Arran and NHS Highland. As a reminder, the report said that both health boards face significant financial challenges, which are likely to continue in the years ahead. You can read the Audit Scotland report at http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/report/the-201718-audit-of-nhs-highland-financial-sustainability

The Committee will then take evidence from Paul Gray, Director-General Health & Social Care, Scottish Government and Chief Executive, NHS Scotland, on NHS in Scotland 2018 Audit Scotland report, which explained that immediate action is needed to shift the NHS towards long-term, fundamental change.

You can watch the meeting live via https://www.scottishparliament.tv/ from 9am on Thursday 20th December 2018.

To find out more about this committee and who sits on it go to -

http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/CurrentCommittees/public-audit-committee.aspx

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