Press release: Support for Stroke Association

September 8, 2022

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has commended the work of the Stroke Association after meeting with representatives recently in the Scottish Parliament. Stroke is one of the most common killers in Scotland and a leading cause of disability, with nearly 10,000 strokes occurring each year. There are over 128,000 stroke survivors living in Scotland.  The…

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Statement: NHS Lanarkshire A&E departments

September 6, 2022

Central Scotland MSP, Monica Lennon said: “The fact that NHS Lanarkshire, already in Code Black, has today urged people not to attend its three A&E departments is a loud and clear call for immediate action from the Scottish Government. “It is unacceptable that Lanarkshire residents are being told not to attend A&E unless life-threatening. “It…

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Statement: New Prime Minister

September 5, 2022

Central Scotland MSP, Monica Lennon, said: “Liz Truss is neither a fresh start or a change in direction. Only an early general election will give people the choice that they deserve about how best to steer the country through this crisis. “As the longest-serving Cabinet Minister, the new Prime Minister has had collective responsibility for…

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Statement: Ferniegair Pharmacy

September 2, 2022

“It is clear from the responses to the consultation that Ferniegair residents want and need a pharmacy in the area, so it is incredibly disappointing that NHS Lanarkshire has refused the application. “With a number of new housing developments, the population of Ferniegair has expanded considerably in recent years and will do so again over…

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Visit: Hamilton Judo Club

September 1, 2022

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has commended Hamilton Judo Club for making participation in sport and fitness accessible to people of all ages and abilities. The Holyrood politician was a special guest of the not-for-profit club, following the recent launch of its well-being sessions, to find out about its work in the community.   Based at…

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Visit: Hillhouse Festival

August 30, 2022

It was a real pleasure to attend the Hillhouse Festival at the weekend. There was a brilliant atmosphere and everyone had a great time visiting the range of stalls and enjoying the free activities. A huge amount of work was carried out by Hillhouse Community Council and local volunteers to make the day possible. It…

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Statement: Congratulating Louise Caldwell

August 28, 2022

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon said: ”I am beyond thrilled that Louise is in the running for a Sunday Mail Scotland’s Champions award. ”A self-described ‘wee mammy from East Kilbride’, her tireless campaigning and dedication will make a massive difference to lives of women and families who experience baby loss for years to come. ”After…

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Blog: ‘All is not well with the NHS in Scotland’

August 23, 2022

When Coronavirus turned the world upside down, we stayed at home to protect the NHS. Healthcare staff went above and beyond the call of duty, caring for us and our loved ones through the most trying of times. From the cleaners to the consultants, they kept the lights on and made sure that our hospitals…

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Press release: Waiting times for colposcopy appointments

August 22, 2022

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has called for urgent action from the Scottish Government after a Freedom of Information request showed an increase in the wait for colposcopy appointments in Lanarkshire. The average wait for a colposcopy, a follow-up procedure following abnormal cells being found during routine smear tests, in the NHS Lanarkshire health board…

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Visit: Burnbank Hub

August 22, 2022

Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon has praised volunteers at the Burnbank Community Hub after visiting the group and witnessing for herself their hard work and dedication.  The Hub is run as part of the ‘Our Place, Our Plan Hillhouse, Udston and Burnbank’ initiative led by the South Lanarkshire Partnership and Community Links, in partnership with…

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