SNP failing on key NHS standards - Sarwar

Red Robin - 11 September 2018

The Scottish government has missed 11 out of 19 NHS standards, including waiting times, cancer detection and A&E delays, with performance down on 2017 in key areas.

Local Delivery Plan Standards are priorities that are set and agreed between the Scottish Government and NHS boards to provide assurance on NHS Scotland performance. An independent review of the standards was carried out and concluded last year, with a number of recommendations.

In her programme for government, Nicola Sturgeon promised that a waiting times improvement plan will be published later this month.... See more

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