On 5th of July 1948 the National Health Service in Scotland was created.
“Social Care staff provide a critical and valuable service, never more apparent than during this emergency period.”
A digital hub has been established to support workers in Health and Social Care and Carers with their physical and mental health.
“We have now informed councils that any additional expenditure to maximise the care available to our communities, aligned to work that is already underway, will be covered by the Scottish Government.”
One of the recommendations is to develop a National Centre for Remote, Rural and Island Care.
“This is a key development, and one which could make a huge difference.”
An interim policy on pensions is to be put in place by the Scottish Government to support the retention of experienced NHS Scotland staff.
“Winter creates particular pressures on our health and social care system, so it’s important that we are well prepared.”
Cystic Fibrosis Trust: “Scotland’s success must now be replicated across the UK without further damaging delay.”
NHS Scotland will be able to prescribe people with Cystic Fibrosis with the medication Orkambi® and Symkevi® if that would be of benefit to them.
“Caithness women need to know they can get help quickly and efficiently when they or their baby needs it.”