The revelation that NHS Tayside will need to make £214 million worth of budget cuts in five years has left patients and unions with fears for the future of the service.
Health bosses have revealed that they must cut a staggering £214 million from their spending over the next five years — equivalent to almost a third of their annual budget.
Holyrood Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has said his budget would boost local services despite Labour claims a reduction in cash for councils would see the "heart ripped out of public services".
Children in some of Dundee’s most deprived areas will benefit most from a share of a £100 million pot of money earmarked for Scottish schools.
Fears have been raised that not every child in Dundee will benefit from a share of £100 million that will be given to Scottish education.
The idea of closing NHS facilities in a bid to balance the books in Tayside would be “the worst possible outcome for patients”, it was claimed today.
There is a “significant risk” that NHS Tayside will not achieve its financial plan for 2016/17 and future years, the Auditor General for Scotland has said.
DUNDEE’S council chiefs have insisted they’re minimising the impact that cutbacks are having on the public — three months into their new budget.
Dundee City Council will have to find £28 million of savings over the next two years.