Month: February 2013

Matheson welcomes Waiting Times Advice Line

A new phone line for patients seeking advice on waiting times is to be introduced. The line will be piloted in the summer of 2013 for 12 months and will be run by Health Information Service NHS Inform, which is…

FALKIRK WEST MSP WELCOMES BT FIBRE INVESTMENT IN BONNYBRIDGE

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the latest investment by BT, who have announced that 25 communities in Scotland are to see investment in high-speed fibre broadband, which includes Bonnybridge. Commenting Mr Matheson said : “This announcement by BT…

MICHAEL MATHESON WARNS OF THREAT FACED BY VETERANS IN FALKIRK

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has sounded the alarm over the threat veterans in Falkirk are facing as a result of Westminster’s bedroom tax. With the UK Government carrying out widespread cuts to military personnel, many members of the armed…

INCREASED FUNDING FOR NHS BOARDS

3.8 PER CENT FUNDING RISE FOR FRONTLINE HEALTHCARE IN FORTH VALLEY Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed the news that NHS Foerh Valley is to benefit from a 3.8 per cent increase in funding. All health boards are to…