Michael Matheson MSP

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Michael Matheson MSP

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  • Member for: Falkirk West
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 12 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The Minister for Public Health (Michael Matheson) Since the start of the outbreak in western Africa we have been working closely with Health Protection Scotland to minimise the risk of Ebola to Scotland. Health Protection Scotland routinely monitors global disease outbreaks, and the risk from Ebola is currently assessed as very low. No cases have b...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Michael Matheson I can confirm that the issue of Ebola was discussed at today’s Cabinet meeting, and the Scottish Government continues through Health Protection Scotland to liaise with other international parties, including the WHO, on the required state of preparedness. Of course, the WHO has declared this a public...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Michael Matheson We already have specialist protocols for dealing with significant contagious diseases. As I said in my opening response, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde dealt with a case of Crimean-Congo viral haemorrhagic fever in 2012, and in that case the protocol for dealing with such illnesses was utilised. That...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The Minister for Public Health (Michael Matheson) As everyone in the chamber has done, I congratulate Alison McInnes on securing the debate. As every member who has spoken has also done, I recognise the fantastic job that our general practitioners do. They provide a vital service that lies at the heart of our vision of delivering an integrated heal...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Michael Matheson We have agreed how we can build on the 2014-15 contract and how, moving forward, we can ensure that we shape the contract so that it reflects the needs of general practice in Scotland. We will do that with the Scottish general practitioners committee, so that we can develop the contract to ensure no...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Michael Matheson I will give way to Nanette Milne.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Michael Matheson That is why the planning of primary healthcare provision is a key part of local authorities’ local planning processes, which look years ahead. It is covered in Scottish planning policy to make sure that it is being done effectively. If local authorities are not doing it—Alison McInnes appears to be ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Minister for Public Health (Michael Matheson) Like others, I offer my congratulations to Liz Smith on securing time for the debate. I have listened with real interest to members’ contributions this evening. Perth royal infirmary is a key member of the NHS Tayside family, and the Government’s ambition is that it should continue to go from streng...

Health and Sport Committee 24 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Minister for Public Health (Michael Matheson) Thank you, convener, for the chance to say a few words about the order.

The order sets out what a care or health service means for the purpose of eligibility to take part in the national confidential forum. Members may recall that, at stage 2 of the bill that became the Victims and Witnes...

Health and Sport Committee 24 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Michael Matheson Members may recall that we discussed such issues, including kinship care, at stages 1 and 2 of the Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill. The Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland undertook some work in that area, but there was a very low response to its consultation on whether...
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777 Nicola Sturgeon: Welfare—That the Parliament notes the damaging and destructive impact of
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S4M-10769.1.1 Gavin Brown: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to amendment S4M-1
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S4M-10769.1 Iain Gray: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to motion S4M-10769 in
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S4M-10769 John Swinney: Economic Opportunities of Independence—That the Parliament agrees that Scotl
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Motion S4M-10414: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09803: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09558.2: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09446: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09254: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08837: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08800: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07787: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06995: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05716: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-40158: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40152: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
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Question S3W-40155: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39739: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39064: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2011 Show Full Question >>

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