Tag Archives: Health

Questioning the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport

Anne McTaggart (Glasgow) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Government how many general practices have been unable to recruit one or more partners for more than six months. (S4O-04257) The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport (Shona Robison): Numbers of … Continue reading

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Glasgow Labour MSP says ‘We Must Keep Fighting Hepatitis C’

Anne Mctaggart MSP yesterday spoke of her desire to see hepatitis C eradicated from Scotland during a member’s debate at the Scottish Parliament on the issue. An estimated 39,000 people in Scotland, many unknowingly, are infected with the hepatitis C … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Care Scotland and Anne McTaggart MSP highlight vital checklist to improve breast awareness

Glasgow MSP Anne McTaggart was pleased to team up with Breast Cancer Care Scotland at The Scottish Parliament recently to highlight the importance of breast awareness with a three point checklist. Forty three attended the event on Thursday October 2nd. … Continue reading

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Glasgow MSP travels across Scotland with Organ Donation Consultation

Over the past few weeks, Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has been travelling across Scotland visiting towns and cities to discuss her proposed Organ and Tissue Donation (Scotland) Bill. Ms McTaggart has visited Greenock, Falkirk, Edinburgh and Inverness during this … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP calls for action to be taken on plastic mesh implants

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has called on the Scottish Government to suspend the use of polypropylene mesh medical devices in medical procedures in Scotland. Ms McTaggart made her calls following the presentation of a petition by the pressure group … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart calls for better support for those with Sickle Cell Disease

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has called on the Scottish Government and health care providers across Scotland to do more to meet the needs of the increasing number of people in Scotland living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). Ms McTaggart … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart visits Community Pharmacy

The MSP was given information on the range of services delivered to 600,000 patients who go through the door of Scotland’s community pharmacies every day – including the Chronic Medication Service, Minor Ailments Service, the public health campaigns and successful … Continue reading

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