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.
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