Midlothian MSP appalled by NHS ‘fiddle’

A LOCAL MSP is “shocked and appalled” by NHS Lothian’s misrepresentation of waiting list figures.

The Scottish Parliament was told last Wednesday that an external investigation, instigated by health minister Nicola Sturgeon, discovered that the health agency had been attempting to enhance patient care perceptions.

Colin Beattie, the member for Midlothian North and Musselburgh, said he was deeply disturbed by the news.

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