The Scottish Government is working with a range of partners to support children and families and mitigate the impact of the outbreak and the necessary social distancing measures on education and other vital services to support health and wellbeing.
Robert had first hand experience of what happened when powerful men placed themselves above the needs and wishes of their countries and countrymen. Arriving in Paraguay as a young man in 1872, he had witnessed the appalling effects of the War of the Triple Alliance, which had ended 18 months before.
A snapshot survey from nursing union the RCN suggested almost half of nurses working in high risk areas who responded had been asked to reuse masks and gowns that are designed for single use.
Sheep at Shemore Farm in Luss gathered in formation to spell out the letters ‘NHS’ in honour of those risking their lives for others during the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s fundamental to personal safety and effective infection control that nursing staff have the correct PPE and that it fits properly.
The Scottish Government announced a £3.5 million package to help large sea fishing vessels survive the coronavirus crisis the day after we asked it to respond to concerns raised by fishing organisations.