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Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

SNP should increase funding for families using struggling NHS services

Following Scottish Labour’s successful campaign to secure a public inquiry into issues with infrastructure and safety at two NHS hospitals, party health spokesperson Monica Lennon MSP is renewing calls for extra funding to be made available to help families using their services. (more…)

Monica Lennon and protesters against the Whitehill incinerator

Whitehill incinerator planning appeal dropped

The Scottish Government has confirmed that developers have dropped their appeal against a proposed incinerator in Whitehill that was refused planning permission. (more…)

Labour politicians slam Tories on Pension Credit uptake

Politicians condemn mounting unclaimed Pension Credit figures

Local Labour politicians have condemned the Tory Government for not doing enough to make sure eligible pensioners claim the Pension Credit they are entitled to as a leading charity reveals millions goes unclaimed.

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Ged Killen MP and Monica Lennon MSP

Politicians host Great Get Together event in memory of MP Jo Cox

MP Ged Killen and MSP Monica Lennon hosted a successful Great Get Together Coffee and Cake afternoon on Friday 21st (June 21) at Gilmour and Whitehill Parish Church, Burnbank. (more…)

Save Our Care Homes

Council’s plan for care homes ‘is being rewritten’ after public pressure

Campaigners have forced a major U-turn on proposals to leave Larkhall without a care home as South Lanarkshire Council’s plan for care homes closures and huge cuts in bed numbers ‘is being rewritten’ under mounting political pressure. (more…)

Monica Lennon has formally launched legislation to enable all women in Scotland to have access to free sanitary products

MSP formally launches legislation to make access to period products a ‘basic right’ in Scotland.

Legislation to require Scottish Ministers to set up a free universal scheme of access to period products has been formally lodged at Holyrood.

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Hairmyres Hospital sign

Hospital workers forced into ‘humiliating’ conversations with bosses over pay

Hospital workers at Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride are being forced to have “embarrassing and humiliating” conversations about their personal financial details with management, following changes to the payroll system which will see staff lose a week’s pay. (more…)

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Labour’s Monica Lennon demands answers on pigeon dropping infection at Glasgow hospital

Following the deaths of two patients at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in December, Scottish Labour demand answers from the Health Secretary. (more…)

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