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More Staff to Bolster Test and Protect

Scotland’s Test and Protect contact tracing system will see its workforce bolstered with the deployment of additional staff over the coming week to help address a rising number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Health Secretary Humza Yousaf  said recent changes to the system are helping its

Bringing Forward Second Doses

Earlier slots for over-40s to help combat Delta variant. People over 40 whose second coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination appointment is scheduled more than eight weeks after their first are being encouraged to seek an earlier slot. It follows recent advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination

New Lung Cancer Detection Campaign

Get potential symptoms checked early by your GP. A bold Detect Cancer Early (DCE) campaign is encouraging people to contact their GP if they have a new or different persistent cough or unusual breathlessness for three weeks or more in an effort to return to

What We’re Doing For Business

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for business Scotland’s businesses are central to our recovery from the pandemic. We know the last year has been hard, with many businesses having to close their doors during lock down. We will harness Scotland’s innovation and ingenuity to

We’re Making Ending Child Poverty A Driving Mission

Delivering for Scotland #20: The Scottish Child Payment Over the past 20 years, Westminster has imposed an extreme Brexit, an illegal war in Iraq, £9,000 Tuition Fees, the windrush scandal, the rape clause, the bedroom tax and a decade of Tory austerity cuts which have

Transforming Childcare Provision

Delivering for Scotland #65: Childcare The SNP in Government is committed to giving every child the best start in life with free, quality education that inspires and enables everyone to reach their potential. Since the SNP came to power, nursery entitlement has increased by 45%