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Scottish Parliament: Public Service Investment (13 Jun 2024)

Miles Briggs: I will come on to that in my speech. I welcomed what the health secretary said last week. I have been calling for that during the whole time that I have been in this Parliament. We need to have a national conversation about where our health service is. The fact that, every single week, as MSPs, we raise problems about our health service requires us to look in the mirror and consider why that...

Scottish Parliament: Portfolio Question Time: Ferries (Consultants) (13 Jun 2024)

Baroness Katy Clark: the dark as to what the work by consultants has achieved, to date. Will the cabinet secretary advise members on that and commit to a formal and regular structure of direct engagement with the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers, the Transport Salaried Staffs Association and other CalMac Ferries unions on the case for a direct award? Will she outline the engagement...

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Admissions) (13 Jun 2024)

Miles Briggs: To ask the Scottish Government when it will end the reported practice of children and young people being admitted to adult services for treatment, rather than a national health service specialist child and adolescent mental health ward. (S6O-03573)

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: NHS Lothian and NHS Borders (Finances) (13 Jun 2024)

Craig Hoy: Mr Gray is aware that both health boards face a bleak financial future as a result of the Scottish National Party’s misplaced financial priorities. The decisions that they are now taking are causing real concerns to national health service staff and worried patients. In the Scottish Borders, 92 essential community hospital beds, including in Kelso, Hawick, Duns and Peebles, are at risk. In...

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: General Practitioner Numbers (13 Jun 2024)

Neil Gray: Let me be clear: GPs are highly valued in our national health service, and I thank them for their tireless work supporting patients in our communities. I remain fully committed to increasing the number of GPs in Scotland by 800, by 2027. The GP head count has increased by 271 since 2017 and it is consistently more than 5,000. Training new GPs is key and we have expanded GP...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Hospitality and Tourism: East Antrim (11 Jun 2024)

Stewart Dickson: ...people who live there but because of its unparalleled natural beauty. Do not take that just from me. Others have already referred to the fact that the Causeway coastal route has been rated by 'National Geographic' magazine as one of the most beautiful places in the world. Arguably, the best parts of it are in East Antrim, such as the panorama when standing at the Knockagh monument, looking...

1. Questions to the First Minister: The UK General Election (11 Jun 2024)

Vikki Howells: ...this funding is to Wales. Of course, we learnt in recent weeks that Rishi Sunak plans to raid the coffers of the shared prosperity fund in order to finance his deeply unpopular plan to bring back national service. And if this isn't bad enough, I was very concerned to read a briefing from the Industrial Communities Alliance, which states that 2,000 directly employed posts are set to be lost...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Members' Statements: Ireland's Future (11 Jun 2024)

Philip McGuigan: ...documents published on its website that cover topics as diverse as rights, citizenship and identity; planning for a strong all-island economy; and the potential for a world-class, all-island national health service. This Saturday's event, entitled "Pathway to Change", will cover those subjects, as well as hosting discussions on the labour movement,; arts and culture; and disability matters...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: North/South Ministerial Council: Special EU Programmes Body (10 Jun 2024)

Caoimhe Archibald: ...statement on the twenty-second meeting of the North/South Ministerial Council (NSMC) in special EU programmes sectoral format, which was held in the offices of the Department of Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform (DPENDPDR) in Dublin on Wednesday 15 May 2024. As Minister of Finance, I represented the Executive and was accompanied by junior Minister Cameron...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Members' Statements: D-Day Commemorations: Enniskillen (10 Jun 2024)

Tom Elliott: ..., a great sacrifice and commitment was made by those who fought 80 years ago. In Fermanagh, over the weekend, we had some great events put on by local people. On Thursday, Gary Wilson read the national D-Day proclamation at the Watergate in Enniskillen, accompanied by the pipes and drums of the Royal Dragoon Guards. At 11.00 am, Enniskillen Model Primary School and Jones Memorial Primary...

Scottish Parliament: Rail Fares ( 6 Jun 2024)

Fiona Hyslop: ...transport system is a key enabler of growth and opportunity, providing the vital links between where people live, learn, earn and socialise. Access to affordable and reliable public transport services helps people and communities to unlock opportunities to connect to jobs, education, retail, public services, leisure, recreation, friends and family networks. Our national transport strategy...

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: Hyperbaric Treatment Services (West Coast) ( 6 Jun 2024)

Jenni Minto: The Scottish Government is aware that the contract for national health service hyperbaric medicine services in Oban ceased on 31 March and that the chamber has not been operational for NHS patients since January. Review of the facility is on-going, and Scottish Government officials have been in contact with NHS National Services Scotland as the commissioner of those services and NHS Grampian,...

Scottish Parliament: General Question Time: Child Neurodevelopmental Assessments ( 6 Jun 2024)

Edward Mountain: To ask the Scottish Government what the longest projected wait is, in years, for a neurodevelopmental assessment for a child currently on a national health service waiting list. (S6O-03543)

Scottish Parliament: First Minister’s Question Time: Oil and Gas Licences ( 6 Jun 2024)

Kate Forbes: ...afternoon. We owe them a huge debt of gratitude. As we mark the 80th anniversary of D day today, we will never forget those who have laid down their lives, and those who continue to do so, in the service of their country, and we will never take our freedoms for granted. [ Applause .] We in the Scottish National Party are absolutely crystal clear in our...

Scottish Parliament: First Minister’s Question Time: Funding and Expenditure ( 6 Jun 2024)

Jackie Baillie: That includes agency spend costing the national heath service more than £1.6 billion, delayed discharge costing more than £1.3 billion and ferries now £330 million over budget—the list goes on.

Scottish Parliament: First Minister’s Question Time: Labour and Conservative Spending Plans (Public Services) ( 6 Jun 2024)

Bob Doris: The Deputy First Minister mentioned earlier the warnings by the Institute for Fiscal Studies that Labour and Tory spending plans will mean sharp cuts for public services. Has the Scottish Government considered the impact of those plans on the Scottish Government’s budget and, consequently, the vital devolved Scottish public services, not least our national health service?

9. Short Debate: Dis-jointed care: Tackling joint and bone health in Wales ( 5 Jun 2024)

Baroness Mair Eluned Morgan: There's a lot more for us to do to reduce long waiting times, but these reductions do show the attention that we and the health service have been giving to orthopaedics. With partners, every health board has a local action plan, and these follow good clinical practice in terms of the Getting It Right First Time approach, GIRFT, and a local review of that approach. Assistance before and after...

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