Browsing: Health

The Threat is Brexit The NHS is under pressure across the UK and there is one major issue behind why it is facing such pressure –…

Proposal to Continue Policy & Increase Level to 65p     Plans to continue setting a minimum price per unit of alcohol and to increase it…

Moves to protect children agreed after four-nations consultation. Plans to ban single use vapes and raise the tobacco age of sale so that no one born…

Improve Access to Healthy, Locally Produced Food Ensuring everyone in Scotland can access nutritious, sustainable food is at the heart of new plans to transform the…

Funding Extra Doctor Training Places Record levels of investment will see an additional 153 trainee doctor posts created next year in what will be the largest…

New Payment System to Expand Services NHS dental teams will receive increased fees under a new payment structure from 1 November to help them to provide…

£50m to Build Ambulance Service Capacity A £50 million funding boost for Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) recruitment and up to £12 million to expand Hospital at…

More than twelve years as an MSP leaves you pretty hardened. When you have taken up the cudgels for constituents on a multitude of fronts and…

Legislation to champion patient voice unanimously backed. An independent Commissioner to advocate for the welfare and safety of patients will be appointed following the passing of…