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NHS Winter Crisis

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:09 pm on 10th January 2018.

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Photo of Stephen Kerr Stephen Kerr Conservative, Stirling 2:09 pm, 10th January 2018

I know that comparing England and Scotland is one of the pastimes that Scottish National party Members like to engage in—it is a fascination for them—but the reality is that in my constituency of Stirling, served by the excellent NHS Forth Valley in Larbert, only 57% of patients were seen within four hours in the last week of last year because we have a flu epidemic in Scotland, as they do in England, and that should be acknowledged.