Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 22nd December 2020.

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The First Minister might be aware of reports that the University hospital Wishaw has closed a number of wards to new admissions following a spike in Covid-19 admissions. Can the First Minister provide the Parliament with an update on the general capacity in our hospitals, given that standard admissions being suspended puts more pressure on the NHS because of the already significant backlog in operations and appointments?