Future work

These are the project scopes for performance and best value audits which we are planning to do over the next year. If you want more information, you can contact the business manager for this work, Rikki Young, at ryoung@audit-scotland.gov.uk.

Forth Replacement Crossing - project scope

To be published August 2018

The Forth Replacement Crossing is the biggest publicly funded infrastructure project in Scotland in recent years at an overall cost of £1.35 billion. The main element of the project is a new bridge, the Queensferry Crossing, connecting Fife with...

Children and young people's mental health

To be published autumn 2018

Improving mental health and wellbeing is a major public health challenge for Scotland. The social and economic costs of mental ill health are high. One in eight children aged ten to 15 report symptoms of mental ill health, with most adult mental...

NHS in Scotland 2018

To be published autumn 2018

This is the Auditor General for Scotland’s annual review of the NHS in Scotland. The audit will assess the financial sustainability of the NHS and comment on the broader performance of the NHS. We will comment on areas including the financial...