The SNP are bad for your health

blog_jh.jpgIf you ask people about the things they value most, their health – and that of their families – is usually towards the top of the list.

Staff in our NHS do fantastic work every day to help keep us on the go. But what has become increasingly clear is that doctors and nurses are not getting the support they need.

The SNP has been in charge of our health service for eight years and their record speaks for itself.

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Hume: older patients suffering most from bed blocking crisis

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume has warned that Scotland’s older people are suffering most from a crisis which has left over 1,000 patients kept in hospital despite being clinically able to leave.

 

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Hume calls for action as cancer treatment times worsen

Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for answers after the latest figures showed a worsening in cancer treatment times across Scotland.

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Rennie calls for action as one in five GP training jobs unfilled

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie, has urged the SNP Government to act after it was revealed one in five GP training slots in Scotland has been left unfilled this summer.

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Carmichael: scrapping Human Rights Act could cause havoc

Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael will today warn that Conservative plans to scrap the Human Rights Act (HRA) would “play havoc” with the constitution of the Scottish Parliament and the Northern Ireland peace process.

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Have your say

After the general election in May, the Liberal Democrats have set up our biggest ever listening exercise ever.

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Lib Dems secure review of face recognition technology

Scottish Liberal Democrats have secured a review of Police Scotland's controversial use of facial recognition technology.

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Oil figures show folly of FFA

After months and months of waiting the SNP Government thought it would aid parliamentary scrutiny by publishing its new oil projections at the fag end of the parliamentary session this week.

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McArthur calls for action on childcare shortages

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Liam McArthur has called on the SNP Government to ensure local authorities have enough childcare capacity to meet demand.

 

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Time to face facts on Police reforms

It’s been all too predictable.  In fact we did predict it.  We warned that centralisation of the police would be detrimental to the service.

 

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