Annex C: Review of NHSScotland's Vehicle Assets
Analysis of vehicle assets is based on annual pro-forma information returned by each NHS Board. NHSScotland's vehicle assets comprise of approximately 10,150 vehicles, the majority of which are staff car scheme vehicles (55%) and operational cars (16%). The chart below provides a breakdown of NHSScotland's vehicle assets by type.
2015 Analysis of Vehicle assets by type (10,151 total vehicles)
This excludes national logistics vehicles
The distribution of these vehicle assets and their ownership arrangements across NHS Boards and Special Health Boards is shown in the following two charts.
2015 Distribution of vehicles and ownership arrangements across NHS Boards
2015 Distribution of vehicles and ownership arrangements across Special Health Boards
The vehicle age profile for all NHS Boards is shown in the charts that follow and shows that circa 83% of the vehicles are less than five years old. This represents a reasonable age profile for this asset group and indicates that investment is currently maintaining a reasonable standard of vehicle asset provision.
2015 Vehicle Age Profile
Information on vehicle mileage is sufficient this year (2015) to enable a benchmark to be set from which future changes can be monitored. This information is presented in the following table:
|Total Vehicle Mileage||Total||Mileage per Vehicle|
|Staff Car Scheme||27,049,483||4,876|
The type of fuel used by these vehicles is also an important consideration and the following chart shows the current reliance on diesel fuel (% of vehicles). This will set the current position at year 2015 from which any changes to alternative fuel types can be monitored:
2015 Fuel Type used by Vehicles
Electric accounts for 0.4%, and the other alternatives 0.03%
Email: Alan Morrison, Alan.Morrison@scot.gov