NHS Fife

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NHS Fife
Bòrd SSN Fìobha
Created 2004 (2004)
Headquarters Kirkcaldy
Region served Fife
Area size 1,325 square kilometres
Population 358,900
Type NHS board
Hospitals List
Chair Allan Burns[1]
Chief Exec Paul Hawkins[2]
Website www.nhsfife.org


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.

Hospitals[edit]

Fife[edit]

Budget[edit]

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]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About NHS Fife". nhsfife.org. Retrieved 3 December 2016. 
  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.