Smoking plan must "clear the air"

Responding to the publication of the Scottish Government's Tobacco-control action plan, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Cole-Hamilton: Physio waits leave patients in pain

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today said patients were being left in pain after new figures showed just half of patients were seen within the NHS physio waiting time target.

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Cole-Hamilton reveals worst adult mental health waiting times

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today revealed that adults have waited years for psychological therapies and said the "shocking" figures demanded a stepchange in how we treat mental health.

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Parliament backs Lib Dem call for mental health shift

Opposition parties today inflicted a defeat on the Government and demanded improvements to mental health services.

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Lib Dems issue final warning on mental health crisis

The Scottish Liberal Democrats will use their opposition debate today to highlight the acute mental health crisis in Scotland and demand improvements in mental health service provisions across Scotland by the time the Scottish Parliament reconvenes in September.

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Cole-Hamilton: Radical drugs reform needed

Responding to new analysis of Scotland's record number of drug-related deaths, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP commented:

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Cole-Hamilton: Opt out organ donation system will save lives

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today applauded the introduction of a Bill which would lead to an opt-out organ and tissue donation system.

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Lib Dems will protest Trump-FM visit

Responding to comments from the First Minister saying that she would be willing to meet Donald Trump, Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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New SNP Depute will put independence over public services

Responding to Keith Brown becoming the new SNP depute leader, Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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Cole-Hamilton: Appalling betrayal of HIV Scotland

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton has today demanded that the First Minister reinstate funding for HIV Scotland.

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