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Written questions and answers

Written parliamentary questions can be asked by any MSP to the Scottish Government by any MSP to the Scottish Government or the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body. The questions provide a means for MSPs to get factual and statistical information from them. Written questions must be answered within 10 working days (20 working days during recess). Other questions such as Topical, Portfolio, General and First Minister's Question Times are taken in the Chamber.

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Question ref. S5W-35888

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 10 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what additional funding for a replacement Eye Hospital will NHS Lothian receive following the Budget deal secured with the Scottish Liberal Democrats.

Current Status: Holding Answer by Jeane Freeman on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35967

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 10 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its response to calls for specialist long-COVID clinics to be established in each NHS board area.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35968

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 10 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how it is ensuring that all (a) parts of the NHS and (b) medical specialisms are aware of the (i) symptoms of long COVID in and (ii) appropriate treatment pathways for (A) children and young people and (B) all people.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35966

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 10 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the support it is providing the NHS to assist (a) children and young people and (b) all people who have been diagnosed with long-COVID.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35477

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 23 February 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to support blood cancer patients in priority group 6 for the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, who are not being actively treated and have been advised by their consultants to shield.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35889

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 10 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how many NHS building projects have had funding withdrawn, similar to the replacement of the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, in each year since 1999, also broken down by NHS board.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35965

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 10 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that some parents are having difficulties and experiencing delays with accessing appropriate treatment pathways for children who have been diagnosed with long-COVID.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35476

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 23 February 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the COVID-19 outcomes for blood cancer patients who (a) are and (b) are not receiving active treatment, and how this is reflected in vaccine priority groups and shielding policy.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35652

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 2 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason data continues to show that the COVID-19 vaccination rate in NHS Lothian is lower than in many other NHS boards, and what action is being taken to increase the vaccination rate in NHS Lothian.

Current Status: Holding Answer by Jeane Freeman on 16 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35515

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 25 February 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether referral to treatment waiting times for NHS Lothian are publicly available; if not, when they will be available, and what the reasons are for its position on this matter.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 11 March 2021