Alex raises vaccine rollout concerns

Local MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton has been working with local GPs to identify problems in the vaccine rollout system in order to take them back to ministers.

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Alex welcomes care home visiting changes

Alex Cole-Hamilton has welcomed the decision to allow care home visits to resume.

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Alex pushes for bubble for new parents

Local MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton has raised the plight of new parents, many of whom spent lockdown shielding, with the First Minister. In England, new parents can form support bubbles with other new parents, but in Scotland they are denied this.

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Over 150,000 operations lost to Covid

New analysis carried out by the Scottish Liberal Democrats shows that over 150,000 scheduled operations have been lost to the pandemic between March and December 2020.

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Public Inquiry on COVID Needed

The UK – including Scotland – has had some of the worst experiences in the world with COVID.

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Childcare becoming a major issue

Alex Cole-Hamilton is campaigning to get the Scottish Government to reverse its decision to delay the expansion of free childcare for a whole year.

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Alex pushes Government on Vaccine Rollout

Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has been asking for an urgent revision to the vaccine rollout plan after it emerged that only 4% of Edinburgh residents have been vaccinated against Covid19, compared to the average of 12%.

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Drugs policy reset long-overdue

After questioning the First Minister following a statement on drugs policy, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP commented:

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Cole-Hamilton presses government on Sick Kids delay

Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton questioned the Cabinet Secretary for Health today at Parliament about when we can expect the move in to the new Sick Kids Hospital to be completed. 

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Lib Dems reveal £28m repayments bill for new Sick Kids hospital

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson and Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton has today revealed that NHS Lothian has made more than £28m of repayments for the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in Edinburgh, despite the facility facing a series of delays to its opening and full operation.

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