Monthly Archives: July 2012

Record number get heart check up

More people than ever before are receiving heart check ups, according to new figures. Statistics released by ISD Scotland today show that 2,338 people underwent Keep Well check ups in 2011/12 in the Forth Valley area. A Keep Well health…

MATHESON WELCOMES FUND TO HELP STUDENTS STUDY ABROAD.

Many more Scottish students will get the chance to broaden their academic and personal experiences by studying overseas this year. Up to £130,000 will be available through the Saltire Scholarship Outward Mobility Fund in 2012/13 to universities, colleges and student…

NEW HOTLINE FOR PUBLIC TO HELP PREVENT BUS PASS FRAUD

Bus users across Falkirk district are being encouraged to use a new hotline number to help prevent National Concessionary Travel scheme fraud. The roll-out of smart technology on Scotland’s buses has given Transport Scotland a far greater ability to prevent…

MATHESON WELCOMES MORE HELP FOR SCOTLAND’S VETERANS

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the announcement that new advice and specialist information for healthcare workers and armed forces veterans will help to improve the care received by Scotland’s veterans. A new leaflet raising awareness for healthcare providers…