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Placements Help Pandemic Response

Around 12,000 students support healthcare delivery. Around 12,000 students will assist in the safe delivery of health and social care as services continue to respond to the pandemic. More than 3,000 nursing and midwifery students are heading out on placements this month. A further 7,000

Vaccination Vital as Omicron Remains a Threat

People urged to get boosted as soon as possible. Anyone who has not yet received their booster or third dose is being urged to come forward now, to give the best possible protection against the Omicron variant. That includes anyone who was unable to attend

Negative Test Added to Certification

Further flexibility for entrance to venues under the certification scheme. From today the Covid certification scheme includes provision for a negative test for Covid-19, as an alternative to proof of vaccination. Tests are available free of charge to order on the UKG website or for

Support Local Traders This Christmas

Small Business Saturday After a very challenging period for all businesses across the country, Ms Forbes has encouraged people to think local this festive season while adhering to the essential public health restrictions, including taking a lateral flow test before socialising or meeting other households,

Vaccine Certification Enforcement Gets Underway

Proof of status needed at higher risk venues. The Coronavirus vaccine certification scheme will become subject to enforcement from today meaning higher risk venues and events affected must verify customers are fully vaccinated, or otherwise exempt, before entry. The grace period from the October 1st

NHS Recovery Plan

More than £1 billion to improve care and tackle backlog The Scottish Government has published its NHS Recovery Plan, committing more than £1 billion of targeted investment for the recovery and renewal of Scotland’s health service. It sets out key actions for the next five

£335,000 to Angus Council for Kids Summer Activates

Key Scottish Government Investment Confirmed Graeme has said he is ‘delighted’ that Angus Council is set to receive £335,000 from the Scottish Government to encourage children to play and socialise as part of the recovery from the pandemic. Local authorities across Scotland will benefit from

Scotland’s Recovery

First Minister Sets Out Priorities for Government Scotland’s recovery from the pandemic will be driven by an ambitious programme to build a modern, high-tech economy while staying true to enduring values of fairness and compassion, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Outlining her priorities for