Month: September 2013

Falkirk MSP’s back Prostate Cancer UK’s Quality Checklist

Falkirk MSP’s Michael Matheson and Angus MacDonald, have called on NHS Forth Valley to implement Prostate Cancer UK’s Quality Checklist as a first step towards delivering the best possible care and support for men with the disease. Prostate Cancer UK…

MATHESON WELCOMES ADDITIONAL £20M FOR CYCLING

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed Transport Minister Keith Brown’s announcement on how the additional £20m for cycling will be spent over the next two years. The funding, which was announced as part of the budget, will enhance the…

Funding to help families in Falkirk

A family centre in Langlees is amongst 20 projects awarded a share of £6 million. The funding comes from the £18 million allocated from the Early Years Change Fund last year. This new funding will assist Aberlour and Falkirk Council…

Michael welcomes use of innovative technology for pharmacists

A new action plan launched by the Scottish Government will expand the role that local pharmacists play in delivering health care services directly to patients. It aims to introduce more innovative technologies such as tele-healthcare and the use of robots…