Scotland’s 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, Audit Scotland has warned.

NHS Tayside was said to be facing an £11.6m funding shortfall this year with no plans in place to “fully address this gap”. And an under-fire IT system at NHS 24 had seen its overrun increase to £131.2m (more than 70% above the original budget), jeopardising future financial targets

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Published on 10. October 2016 in News UK