586 day late suicide plan must boost early intervention

Commenting on the publication of the Scottish Government's long overdue suicide prevention plan, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Social care shortages sees 16% more patients stuck in hospital

Responding to new statistics showing that there were 1,109 patients in hospital unnecessarily due to 'health and social care reasons' at the June 2018 census, 150 more patients than at the same point last year, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP commented:

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Cole-Hamilton reacts to another missed cancer target

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today said the Scottish Government needs to boost its efforts to improve participation in screening programmes after the number of people taking part in a test for cancer declined.

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About Alex

Alex Cole-Hamilton is the Liberal Democrat MSP for Edinburgh Western. Find out more about his story here:

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