BILL HEANEY’S NOTEBOOK FROM HOLYROOD

A cold wind was blowing in from the North of Scotland for First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during her weekly question session in Edinburgh on Thursday. Tory MSP Donald Cameron (Highlands and Islands) asked her: “Yesterday’s UK budget, as others have noted, included an announcement of a significant package in relation to coronavirus and business. “The … More BILL HEANEY’S NOTEBOOK FROM HOLYROOD

HUGH’S LEGACY TO QE2 BRAIN INJURY UNIT

Yvonne said: “We couldn’t fault the care Hugh received from the whole team at the Institute of Neurosciences, from all the staff in the Intensive Therapy Unit and Ward 64. Our consultant Michael Canty in particular has given us so much support and provided us with a clear understanding of what was happening at each step of the process. … More HUGH’S LEGACY TO QE2 BRAIN INJURY UNIT

LEONARD SPEAKS UP FOR OLD FOLK AND CARERS

The answers will give no comfort to West Dunbartonshire Council who decided to jettison their policy of community provision for old people in favour of one large home accommodating more than 75 people at Crosslet in Dumbarton.
Critics have said the Council have turned the clock back to the days when older people were accommodated in what were then known as “granny farms” and “poorhouses”.
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NO CONFIRMED CASES OF CORONA VIRUS AT BASE

There are currently no confirmed cases at HMNB Clyde, either at Coulport or Faslane, the MoD have told The Democrat. The Ministry of Defence has put in place plans to ensure the delivery of its key operations in the UK and overseas.
The MOD is well prepared for this outbreak of COVID-19 and has well-rehearsed plans in place for dealing with health matters.  … More NO CONFIRMED CASES OF CORONA VIRUS AT BASE