“It’s been a privilege to serve Inverness and the Highlands and Islands throughout my career but it’s time to move over for new blood.”
David Stewart MSP: “How acts of kindness can help people’s mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is putting the focus on kindness as a means of helping people through the pandemic and building a better society as we emerge from it.”
“Fire sprinklers have been proven time and time again to be effective in the fight against fire and I know that this move will save lives.”
“It is vital that the Scottish Government now listen to the concerns of people, communities and businesses across this region and finally commit to reversing these cuts”
Unfortunately there are still shortages of the essential PPE (personal protection equipment) for front line workers across the Highlands and Islands.
Across the Highlands and Islands, Marie Curie Nurses made over 7,600 visits to care for terminally ill people in their own homes last year.
“I think I echo the sentiments of all music lovers in the Highlands and Islands when I say I don’t care where The Ironworks moves to. As long as it’s here and it’s happening.”
‘Home care services for the dying in Scotland are patchy at best’ : David Stewart, MSP, Labour
Local MSP David Stewart, Labour will be leading his debate in the Scottish Parliament today, Wednesday, on the ‘Right to Die at Home.’
“We will be making the case for facilities to be made available within the Highlands and Islands.”