Either see below Gil most recent written questions to Parliament or select a category.
To ask the Scottish Executive how much each NHS board spent on implementing the Gold Standards Framework Scotland in 2008-09.
Answered by Nicola Sturgeon (25/02/2010): This information is not held centrally. The Gold Standards Framework Scotland (GSFS) programme ended in October 2006. The GSFS was funded in partnership by the Big Lottery Fund, Macmillan Cancer Relief and NHS Scotland via the three cancer networks (South East of Scotland Cancer Network, North of Scotland Cancer Network and West of Scotland Cancer Network).
In October 2008, Living and Dying Well (L&DW) a national action plan for palliative care in Scotland was published by the Scottish Government and accessible from:
Whilst L&DW reflects the ethos of the GSFS programme it also builds on it, to develop a single, comprehensive approach to the provision of palliative care to enable it to be embedded across Scotland, regardless of age, condition or care setting.
Note: This page contains both questions laid by Gil as MSP for West of Scotland (2007-2011, title starts "S3W/O") and Clydebank & Milngavie (2011-present, title starts "S4W/O")