Sandesh Gulhane

Conservative MSP for Glasgow

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Conservative MSP for Glasgow

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 8 May 2021 — Election

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Smoking and Vaping 26 Mar 2024

    I declare an interest as a practising national health service general practitioner. I also declare that I have never smoked cigarettes or vaped. It is important that the public are clear on where we stand in deliberating policy on addictive substances. The number of children who use vapes has tripled in the past three years, and the bulk of that increase has been driven by disposables. The...
  • Scottish Parliament: Accident and Emergency Waiting Times 14 Mar 2024

    I refer members to my entry in the register of members’ interests; I am a practising NHS general practitioner. As a GP, I see people who cannot wait in the A and E queue any longer. They come to me with chest pain and they come to me with signs of stroke, because they do not want to get into that queue. That puts huge pressure on me in general practice and on primary care. What can the...
  • Scottish Parliament: General Practitioners (Training and Recruitment) 13 Mar 2024

    GP shortages are particularly acute in Scotland’s Highland, island and rural areas, and doctors are quitting. Some rural practices are now wholly staffed by temporary locum doctors. That is worsening health inequalities and depopulation in those areas. The shortfall of GPs has been described as critical by the British Medical Association, and it has called for special measures to be put in...

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