Archive for September 2021

Monica Lennon MSP calls for action to tackle staffing crisis in NHS Lanarkshire

Overall nursing vacancies in NHS Lanarkshire are at a near record high with 469 posts unfilled, according to worrying statistics published by the NHS. Monica Lennon MSP has raised concerns that “plummeting staffing levels in Lanarkshire” are putting patients and the workforce at risk, pointing to record A&E waiting times and a huge backlog in…

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Proper support for people affected by Migraines a workplace issue

Monica Lennon MSP, herself a sufferer of Migraine, calls for better understanding of the impacts that the condition can have on a person’s ability to work, nothing that it disproportionately affects women (two to three times more prevalent than in men) and other historically disadvantaged population groups. A report from Migraine Trust, released today (Monday…

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