Scots NHS services face £143m cost overruns



Vital NHS services in Scotland are facing £143 million in cost overruns and may need a bailout to plug a funding black hole, the public spending watchdog has today warned.
NHS Tayside is facing an £11.6 million funding shortfall this year and has no plans in place to "fully address this gap", a report by Audit Scotland has warned.
And an under fire IT system at NHS 24 has seen it's overrun increase to £131.2 million - more than 70% above the original budget - and jeopardising future financial targets.
Auditor general Caroline Gardener has now taken the step of alerting the... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Health, Views: 40
Source: Scotsman
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