NHS Fife

NHS Fife (Scottish Gaelic: Bòrd SSN Fìobha) is one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland. It provides healthcare services in the Fife area. NHS Fife is headquartered in Hayfield House, Kirkcaldy.

NHS Fife
Bòrd SSN Fìobha
TypeNHS board
Established2004 (2004)
HeadquartersKirkcaldy
Region servedFife
Area size1,325 square kilometres
Population358,900
HospitalsList
ChairTricia Marwick[1]
Chief executivePaul Hawkins[2]
Websitewww.nhsfife.org

Hospitals

Fife

Budget

The board faces an overspend of up to £3.5 million for 2014/5. Financial pressures included the cost of medical locums and bank nurses to fill long-term vacancies in acute services and the impact of new drugs to treat Hepatitis C and Anti-TNF drugs for rheumatology.[3]

References

  1. "About NHS Fife". nhsfife.org. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  2. "Appointment of Paul Hawkins as NHS Fife Chief Executive". nhsfife.org (Press release). 6 March 2015. Retrieved 3 December 2016.
  3. "NHS Fife books end year in red". Fife Today. 26 February 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.