NHS Lothian on target
NHS Lothian is on course to hit its £50 million saving target, despite a series of new financial challenges.
By The Newsroom
Published 8th Oct 2011, 17:39 BST- 1 min read
An unexpected rise in the cost of prescribing, which could set the organisation back £6m, is among the headaches facing health board accountants.
However, the organisation said the number of staff leaving was helping it to make savings, which would total more than £80m over two years by the time the financial year ends next March.
Reducing the number of properties it owns is another approach being considered.