Special Health Board


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Special Health Board

A non-departmental public body (arm’s length body, quango) which, in Scotland, includes the Clinical Standards Board for Scotland, Health Technology Board for Scotland, NHS24 and the State Hospitals Board for Scotland.
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Special health boards with a national role in improving health, will either see their funding rise below inflation or cut.
The 14 area boards and eight special health boards will receive around pounds 7.
The agreement covers 15 health boards and eight special health boards in Scotland.
all nhs scotland health boards, special health boards and the authority or other nhs organisations established pursuant to the nhs (scotland) act 1978) and any integrated joint boards established pursuant to the new public bodies (joint working) scotland act 2014.
Baillie said: "If I become the health secretary in six months I will immediately move to reduce the number of special health boards, so that money is spent on the frontline.
And the country's eight special health boards, including the Scottish Ambulance Service and State Hospital, will receive almost pounds 1billion.

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