HEALTH

Investment in new NHS digital system

National platform to improve security and support collaboration.

A significant investment will see a new single digital platform installed across all

Longer term budget planning to protect patient care

“New deal” for NHS boards.

A “new deal” for health boards will give them more flexibility to continue delivering quality care,

Social Security Scotland to deliver disability assessments

No private sector involvement in process.

Assessments for disability support will be carried out by Social Security Scotland, fully supported by

Help for communities whose water supplies have run dry

Private Water Supplies.

Scottish Government funding will be made available to Local Authorities and Scottish Water to ensure that emergency supplies

Bike scheme for elderly rolled out across Scotland

Older people across Scotland will be able to stay active and socialise through an innovative cycling scheme being rolled out

President of Malawi visits Scotland

The President of Malawi is visiting Scotland between Monday 23rd and Thursday 26th April 2018.

To coincide with the visit, funding

Tackling food poverty - Supporting the Fair Food Fund

Increased funding to support children and families.

Projects that help people move away from emergency food support and get access

‘Broken’ benefits system failing Scotland’s families.

Universal Credit is contributing to child poverty

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on the new Secretary of State for Work

Report into the death of Lulu the Orca

The well-known Orca, known as Lulu, washed up on the shores of Tiree after becoming entangled in creel rope. The

Scotland's new Social Security agency

Minister for Social Security Jeane Freeman has been outlining plans to the Scottish parliament, for the the new Scottish Social