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Scottish Government’s Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan open for consultation

The Scottish Government has opened the consultation on the Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan for the next three months until Wednesday 31 May 2017.

Posted on:
02/03/17 at 09:30am

Category: Parliament & Government

ALLIANCE calls on Committee to drive the pace of prevention

Responding to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee's call for evidence on the preventative agenda, the ALLIANCE has called on the Committee to drive an increase in the pace of change.

Posted on:
01/03/17 at 03:46pm

Category: Parliament & Government

Disability Benefits Consortium concerned at change to PIP rules

Changes to the eligibility criteria for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) have sparked "extreme concern", with a consortium of third sector organisations claiming that 146,500 people could lose out.

Posted on:
28/02/17 at 11:00am

Category: Parliament & Government

CMO publishes 2015/16 annual report – ‘Realising Realistic Medicine’

Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer has published her annual report for 2015/16, focusing on how the concept of ‘realistic medicine’ can be embedded in the delivery of Scotland’s health services.

Posted on:
27/02/17 at 10:13am

Category: Parliament & Government

Call for a fairer and more dignified Scottish Social Security Agency

An independent report of responses to the devolution of powers over some elements of social security has highlighted support for the creation of a fairer, more dignified system.

Posted on:
27/02/17 at 09:30am

Category: Parliament & Government

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