Publication: NHS in Scotland 2016

October 27, 2016 by Auditor General
Publication cover: NHS in Scotland 2016

A combination of increasing costs, staffing pressures and unprecedented savings targets mean that Scotland's NHS boards are finding it difficult to balance demand for hospital care with investing in community-based services to meet future need.

Main report - PDF 3.3MB

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Financial data, performance indicators and workforce indicators

View our interactive graphic which provides information about health boards' expenditure and savings, and performance and workforce indicators.



Transforming health and social care in Scotland

Visit our health and social care resource page to view our animation and find out about our work in health and social care services.




Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee, Scottish Parliament

We gave evidence to the committee about this report at its meeting in November.

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