Archive for January 2022

New fire alarm rules branded a ‘shambles’

Care and Repair, which received £500,000 from the Scottish Government, has closed its doors to new customers in South Lanarkshire and cannot provide updates to existing clients. Monica said “This is a shambles. Scottish Government ministers are failing older people by stubbornly pushing ahead with this botched fire alarm law. If the Scottish Government really…

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Health boards urged to make free period products available to all staff and patients.

Doctors working in Scottish hospitals have bled through their clothes because health boards are not making period products readily available. Monica Lennon MSP and the British Medical Association Scotland have welcomed the action taken by some NHS health boards to improve access to menstrual products, however, they say it is disappointing that several boards have…

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