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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Scales Up Non-urgent Activity

  • Submitted by: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Monday, 20 February 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-07931

That the Parliament congratulates NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde as it scales up non-urgent activity in line with its recovery plan; understands that NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is recovering its elective and outpatient services following a short pause of some activity in December 2022 and January 2023; notes that more than 1,200 inpatient and day-cases procedure took place while outpatient activity increased to pre-December levels, with more than 6,000 appointments occurring across acute sites; understands that, notwithstanding pressures throughout December and January, there has been a continuation of urgent and emergency care, providing vital care to patients throughout NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde; further understands that, despite the impact of respiratory infection (RSV) at the Royal Hospital for Children, elective surgery has been delivered to almost normal levels throughout that period; considers that challenges remain; understands that the board is committed to reducing waiting lists and that it continues to ensure resources are allocated based on priority; thanks NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and its staff for their efforts in this recovery, and welcomes this commitment to recovery plans.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Colin Beattie, Siobhian Brown, Bob Doris, Jackie Dunbar, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Jenni Minto, Audrey Nicoll, David Torrance