The NHS in Scotland spent at least £38million on sending patients for private treatment last year, new figures show.

Thousands of patients have been referred to private hospitals in the past year to help meet Scottish Government waiting time targets or to access specialist care in conditions such as dementia, anorexia and autism.

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