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First Steps Towards a National Care Service

‘Real life experts’ to help focus on what really matters to people receiving social care. Health Secretary Humza Yousaf and Minister for Social Care Kevin Stewart have welcomed the first meeting of a Social Covenant Steering Group, set up to help guide the development of

£10,000 Bursary for Paramedic Students

Support scheme to be introduced this year. Hundreds of paramedic students in Scotland will receive an annual bursary of  £10,000 as part of a new scheme unveiled today. An estimated 668 students will be eligible for the Paramedic, Nursing and Midwifery Student Bursary (PNMSB) for

Free NHS Dental Care for Young People

600,000 to Benefit From Extension of Free Care New measures to provide free NHS dental care for all young people aged 18 to 25 (inclusive) have been introduced at the Scottish Parliament. Graeme welcomed the move as showing “the strength of the Scottish Government’s commitment

First Early Cancer Diagnostic Centres Go Live

New Services to Help Find Cancer Sooner A new initiative to speed up cancer diagnosis and provide GPs with an alternative route to urgently refer patients has been launched. Three Early Cancer Diagnostic Centres (ECDC), within existing NHS facilities, will help to pick up cancer

What We’re Doing For Young People

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for young people The SNP is determined that every child, regardless of their circumstances, should get the best start in life. Our ambition is for Scotland to be the best place in the world to grow up. We believe

Backing Our Communities & Building Better Lives

First 100 Days: Delivering a Fairer Scotland These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. A sense of community, and the resilience we all draw from it, helped Scotland get through the pandemic. The SNP will invest in our communities, in homes,

Tackling the Climate Crisis

First 100 Days: Kickstarting the Green Recovery These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. Covid has posed a massive challenge to the world but the climate emergency has not gone away. We must end Scotland’s contribution to climate change by 2045

Supporting Children, Families & Young People

First 100 Days: Best Start, Best Chances These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. The SNP is determined to make Scotland the best place to grow up, to give children and young people a fair start in life and help families

Backing Our Economy & Creating Jobs

First 100 Days: Business Support & Jobs for the Future These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. Investing in jobs and supporting our economic recovery will be a priority for the SNP in the next Parliament. In its first hundred days,

What We’re Doing For Workers

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for workers We want Scotland to be the best place to live and work and do business. COVID has highlighted that too many people are still stuck on exploitative contracts, often zero-hours, with little security – which is why