(c) National

In Holyrood yesterday, Michelle Ballantyne (SCAUP) asked the Scottish Government what action it was taking to reduce waiting times for people with drugs and alcohol issues in NHS Borders.

The answer:

The latest published information from January to March 2019 shows the target (95%) for Borders was again exceeded, achieving 96.4% of clients being seen within 3 weeks and 100% were seen within 5 weeks.

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