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BUSINESS BULLETIN 97 / 2001

Wednesday 13 June 2001

Section E - Written questions lodged on 12 June 2001

 

 

S1W-16232 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will address any inconsistencies in charges for non-residential care across local authorities.

S1W-16233 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will support Local Health Care Co-operatives in increasing the provision of directly managed services such as learning disabilities services, drug and alcohol services and community mental health teams.

S1W-16234 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive why there is a variation from 70 to 140 per head of population in the prescribing budget available to each Local Health Care Co-operative and how this variation, as reported in the Audit Scotland Local Health Care Co-operatives Bulletin May 2001, affects the health of patients.

S1W-16235 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what the optimum size is for a Local Health Care Co-operative board and whether any existing boards are too large to work effectively.

S1W-16236 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive how many nurses in each health board area are trained specifically to counsel and assist victims of strokes.

S1W-16237 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive how many specialist consultants in each health board area are allocated to the treatment of stroke victims.

S1W-16238 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive what proportion of the NHSiS budget is spent on the treatment of stroke victims.

S1W-16239 Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-15595 by Malcolm Chisholm on 11 June 2001, whether it will detail the actual or estimated cost to each local authority of transferring patients from long-stay hospital accommodation to community care and the amount of Revenue Support Grant allocated or planned to be allocated to each local authority for this purpose for each year from 1999 to 2004.

S1W-16240 Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-15595 by Malcolm Chisholm on 11 June 2001, what methodology and calculations were used to determine the level at which change funds were set in order to make a significant impact over the first three years of implementing the recommendations of the disability services review and what its definition is of a significant impact.

S1W-16241 Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-15595 by Malcolm Chisholm on 11 June 2001, how many people with learning disabilities it estimates will be transferred from long-stay hospitals to the community in the current financial year and in each of the following two years and how many people with learning difficulties it estimates will be in long-stay hospitals at the end of financial year 2003-04.

S1W-16242 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will ensure that all Local Health Care Co-operatives have dedicated public health support.

S1W-16243 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what the cost to date has been of converting its vehicles to liquid petroleum gas.

S1W-16244 Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive on what days, at what times and how often Amey Highways Ltd is required to cut the grass verges of the A78 trunk road at Stevenston.

S1W-16245 Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-14907 by Susan Deacon on 19 April 2001, whether all areas with over 3,000 births per year are served by a consultant-led specialist maternity unit with access to neonatal intensive care and access to neonatal surgery and adult intensive care.

S1W-16246 Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has received or made any representations on the comprehensiveness of the public consultation undertaken by Ayrshire & Arran Health Board on the report of the Maternity Services Option Appraisal Group.

S1W-16247 Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it or Amey Highways Ltd is responsible for any consents or guidance on the placing of bunting, banners and flags across and alongside trunk roads during common ridings and gala weeks.

S1W-16248 Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people are undergoing treatment for gender dysphoria in each health board area.

 
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