Nanette Milne

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Name: Nanette Milne
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Health Tracker 316 - Scottish parliamentary highlights in health

COMMITTEE25.03.14: Health inequalitiesThe Health and Sport Committee took evidence on access to services.Hannah McCulloch, of the Child Poverty Action Group, said: “The relationship between poverty and health in the early years is extremely complex and ... [Published Holyrood - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

MSP issues plea to end stigma of mental illness and encourages victims to seek support

LIB DEM Jim Hume says issue should be brought 'out of shadows' and calls for equality between physical and mental health.A CULTURE which forces people to "man up" rather than seek help for mental illness must be eradicated, according to an MSP.People ... [Published Glasgow Sunday Mail - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Self-management of Anticoagulation Therapy member's debate

Scottish Conservative MSP Nanette Milne urged the Scottish government to investigate the potential for increasing the number of patients who self-test and self-manage anticoagulation therapy, on 1 April 2014.Anticoagulant medicines reduce the ability ... [Published BBC - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Immunisation Programme debate

Public Health Minister Michael Matheson highlighted the clear benefits and central importance of immunisation programmes to Scotland's public health, during a debate on 25 March 2014.Mr Matheson commended Scotland's high uptake rates for the adult and ... [Published BBC - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Spring in to party conference season

Politician's are supporting project work in ScotlandOur Scotland team's work at the four main political party conferences in Spring started with the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party’s event in Edinburgh.Director Delia Henry spoke with key figures ... [Published Action on Hearing Loss - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Portfolio questions

Public Health Minister Michael Matheson described the pro-union campaign as "project fear" and accused them of "trying to raise fears" and "a new low" over the issue of cross-border blood and organ transplants.The minister assured MSPs that the current ... [Published BBC - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 1 reports

Help for rare cancer patients secured

A range of measures announced today to improve access to vital medicines for sufferers of rare and terminal conditions has been welcomed by the Scottish Conservatives.As part of the move, cash from the Rare Conditions Medicines Fund (RCMF) will be spent ... [Published Scottish Conservative Party - Jan 31 2014]
First reported Jan 18 2014 - Updated Jan 18 2014 - 1 reports

Action call after big rise in dangerous dog notices

There has been a big rise in the number of dog control orders given out across Scotland.PAThe number of dog control orders issued in Fife nearly quadrupled in a single year, it has been revealed.The figures emerged after it was revealed the number of ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jan 18 2014]
First reported Dec 19 2013 - Updated Dec 19 2013 - 1 reports

MSPs call for action in wake of Courier’s puppy breeding investigation

The Courier examined the issue of puppy farming in a special series earlier this week.DC ThomsonThe fight for tighter dog breeding controls in Scotland has been ramped up following a Courier investigation.Following a recent written question to environment ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Dec 19 2013]
First reported Nov 22 2013 - Updated Nov 23 2013 - 1 reports

Three dangerous dog offences every day in Scotland

Three incidents involving dangerous dogs are recorded every day in Scotland, figures obtained by the Scottish Conservatives have shown.In the past five years, there have been 5,929 incidents, including failure to control dangerous dogs and contravening ... [Published Scottish Conservative Party - Nov 22 2013]
First reported Nov 05 2013 - Updated Nov 06 2013 - 1 reports

Scottish News: Patients' access to GPs for review

A review of patient access to GPs has been announced by the Health Secretary.The current 48-hour target "can be an issue" and some people are unable to get prompt appointments, Alex Neil said.A wider review of the health service will be backed by £1 million ... [Published Perthshire Advertiser - Nov 05 2013]

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Conservative MSP Nanette Milne said that she was "anxious that health does not become a political football" before asking about the possible impact that independence could have on cross-border organ waiting lists

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Health Tracker 316 - Scottish parliamentary hig... [Published Holyrood - Apr 16 2014]
MSP issues plea to end stigma of mental illness... [Published Glasgow Sunday Mail - Apr 02 2014]
VIDEO: Self-management of Anticoagulation Thera... [Published BBC - Apr 01 2014]
VIDEO: Immunisation Programme debate [Published BBC - Mar 25 2014]
Spring in to party conference season [Published Action on Hearing Loss - Mar 20 2014]
VIDEO: Portfolio questions [Published BBC - Mar 12 2014]
Help for rare cancer patients secured [Published Scottish Conservative Party - Jan 31 2014]
Action call after big rise in dangerous dog not... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jan 18 2014]
MSPs call for action in wake of Courier’s puppy... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Dec 19 2013]
Three dangerous dog offences every day in Scotland [Published Scottish Conservative Party - Nov 22 2013]
Scottish News: Patients' access to GPs for review [Published Perthshire Advertiser - Nov 05 2013]
Tories talk up Perth to Edinburgh rail link pro... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 11 2013]
Ruth unveils new frontbench team [Published Scottish Conservative Party - Sep 05 2013]
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