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Pre 5 Development Checks Written Answer, 08/07/15 [S]

Written Answer given in response to Mary Scanlon's (Con) question asking the Scottish Government what development checks are carried out on children up to the age of five.

The Minister for Public Health, Maureen Watt, replied that a development review is carried out at 27 to 30 months. There are opportunities to discuss development at the six to eight week health review and at the two months, three months, four months, 12 to 13 months and three to five years immunisation contacts. Vision screening takes place in the pre-school year, with the exception of one health board where it takes place in Primary One.

For the full answer to this and other questions see the Scottish Parliament Written Answer Report 06 July 2015 which is available form the Scottish Parliament website.

Further Information

Scottish Parliament Written Answer Report 06 July 2015