“All the cases from the Nike conference were reported in the normal way, through our daily figures. The reason that we did not say where those people got the virus was down to patient confidentiality. … More CARLAW CALLS OUT SNP FAILURES BUT FM STURGEON STICKS TO HER GUNS
The number of Covid-19 deaths has fallen for a third week, and the level of deaths is now almost half what it was three weeks ago. Deaths in care homes and excess deaths have also fallen. … More VIRUS: FIFTY MORE DEATHS AND 53 IN INTENSIVE CARE
By Jeane Freeman, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport Today I want to set out the steps that we have taken, including the additional action that we set out at the weekend and yesterday, to support residents and staff in care homes across Scotland as they deal with the impact and challenges of Covid-19. Although the … More VIRUS: WE ISSUED CLINICAL AND PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR CARE HOMES
What risk is there to council staff cutting the grass? They don’t come into contact with anyone on those ride along grass cutters. … More GRASS CUTTING BEGINS BEFORE END OF LOCKDOWN
Two roads which are being constructed as part of a new Council housing development in Haldane will be called after the nearby park. … More IMAGINATION LACKING FOR NEW STREET NAMES
Our aim is to ensure our children and families are happy, healthy and safe and have access to the right support at the right time when they need it. … More FREE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
The Government’s suggestion would mean many tens of thousands of pupils going back to school in June. Can the cabinet secretary rule that out or explain how it could be done safely? … More VIRUS:WHEN WILL THE LOCAL SCHOOLS GO BACK?
Officers are also to look into the positions of the local MP and MSP on the issue and assess whether to bring the matter to the Scottish and UK governments. … More VIRUS: CLYDESIDE CRUISE SHIPS TO BERTH UPRIVER
Have people been moved from hospitals into care homes without knowing whether they had Covid-19 or whether the virus was in the care home? … More VIRUS: THE CARE HOMES DEBATE FROM HOLYROOD
Jeane Freeman, Jackie Baillie, Jonathan McColl, Castleview and Crosslet care homes, where there have been multiple virus-related deaths . By Bill Heaney The crisis in Scotland’s care homes has been exacerbated by a patchwork approach to tackling Covid-19, with constantly changing guidance, and made even worse by the fact that the Care Commission had … More VIRUS: WHY DID THE CARE COMMISSION GO MISSING?