Child Death Review Process

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 26th February 2019.

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Photo of Miles Briggs Miles Briggs Conservative

It should concern every member of the Scottish Parliament that avoidable deaths among children, babies and teenagers are higher in Scotland than anywhere else in the UK.

Figures that were released in November 2018 showed that 600 babies have been born addicted to drugs in Scotland since 2015. What is the Scottish Government doing to take forward the pre-birth approach, as recommended by Sir Harry Burns?