10.15pm. Breaking News: Catherine Calderwood, Chief Medical Officer for Scotland, has resigned.
Day: April 5, 2020
SHAMED MEDICAL OFFICER TAKES A BACK SEAT
Dr Calderwood said there were “reasons” for her to have left her house in Edinburgh to go to second home, but that they were “not legitimate reasons”.
UNIONS UNITED IN SUPPORT FOR WHISTLE-BLOWERS
“Unite, which has 100,000 members in the health service, will be monitoring the situation very closely in the weeks ahead and will give maximum support to any member who may face disciplinary procedures as a result of raising legitimate concerns, for example, the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE).
VIRUS: CHINESE PROTECTION KIT ‘UNSUITABLE’
Coronavirus: 20% of protective equipment from China unsuitable Emergency ward – doctors and nurses working with virus patients. By Democrat reporter Around 20 per cent
TRAGIC DEATH OF WEST DUNBARTON CARE WORKER
“Scotland-wide, it is worrying that absence levels among the social care workforce are soaring, as are fears about lack of personal protective equipment.
SALMOND’S QC RESIGNS AS DEAN OF THE FACULTY
Gordon Jackson QC was filmed on a train apparently making comments about the former first minister and identifying two of his accusers.