Cole-Hamilton criticises “shameful” cancer waiting times

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today branded waits for cancer treatment “shameful” as new statistics show just two NHS boards are meeting the critical waiting time target.

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NHS workforce plan a victim of SNP independence obsession

CAMHS waiting times "plummet" to worst ever

Sick Kids has been an “extremely poorly managed project”

Minutes of the meeting of NHS Lothian’s board specifically overseeing the Sick Kids project revealed there were over 2,000 snagging issues identified at the hospital earlier this year.

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Waiting times failures

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has condemned the failure of the SNP’s Waiting Times Improvement Plan and warned that performance has actually deteriorated since the introduction of the recovery plan exactly one year ago.

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I hav raised concerns over gender bias in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease following a recent British Heart Foundation Scotland report, Bias and Biology, highlighting nearly three times as many women die from types of heart disease as breast cancer.

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Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has just launched a campaign to introduce a new railway station at Kirkliston with routes into Edinburgh.

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CAB opening - Muirhouse

A real privilege to officially open the new Citizens Advice Bureau service on Pennywell Rd in Muirhouse with neighbouring MSP Ben Macpherson. Such a fantastic resource for the community. 


Visit to The Prince's Trust

A trip down memory lane today with my visit to Tthe Prince's Trust, where I worked for 4 years (When it was Fairbridge) in my early career. They’re doing great work offering life and employability skills to hard to reach young people across Edinburgh.




Blackhall BikeBus!

So great to be part of the Blackhall BikeBus with Darcy! Well over 100 people on wheels - and not cars! Days like this are crucial to changing attitudes and reducing pollution. 



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