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NHS Highland To Appear Before Holyrood's Health And Sport Committee

31st August 2019

At Tuesday's Health and Sport Committee meeting at the Scottish Parliament (Tuesday 3rd September) the committee will be scrutinising NHS Highland. The committee is likely to question them on:

their response to the Sturrock report and further press reports of bullying issues;

NHS Highland receiving brokerage for the second year in a row;

NHS Highland's concerns over the potential impact of Brexit on the workforce.

Evidence will be provided by:

Boyd Robertson, Chair,

Iain Stewart, Chief Executive,

David Park, Chief Officer,

David Garden, Interim Director of Finance,

Boyd Peters, Medical Director,

and George Morrison, Depute Chief Officer, Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership, NHS Highland.

Full papers for the meeting are available here: https://bit.ly/2L75Ka2

You will be able to watch the session live on Parliament TV on 3 September 2019 (just select Health and Sport Committee): https://www.scottishparliament.tv/

The following link helps give a little background to the session:

https://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/CurrentCommittees/107260.aspx

The timetable of evidence sessions with NHS Health Boards is as follows:-

Ayrshire and Arran - 5 December 2017

Forth Valley - 16 January 2018

Lothian - 24 April 2018

Greater Glasgow and Clyde - 8 May 2018

Orkney, Shetland and Western Isles - 15 May 2018

Follow up evidence session with Ayrshire and Arran - 15 May 2018

Dumfries and Galloway - 30 October 2018

Borders - 12 March 2019

Lanarkshire - 26 March 2019

Fife - 25 June 2019

Highland - 3 September 2019

Grampian - date to be confirmed

Tayside - date to be confirmed

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