Press Releases

BOOST FOR NHS FORTH VALLEY AS STAFF NUMBERS RISE

Staff levels at Forth Valley Health Board have increased over the past year as the NHS workforce in Scotland reached record numbers. NHS Forth Valley has seen full-time equivalent staff levels rise from 5335 in 2016 to 5379 this year,…

MSP BACKS CAMPAIGN TO END UNFAIR DELIVERY CHARGES

Michael Matheson is backing calls to end the unfair parcel delivery charges facing many online shoppers in Scotland. The Falkirk West MSP hit out ahead of a debate in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday (December 6) to highlight research from…

MATHESON WELCOMES BID TO BOOST GP NUMBERS

New Scottish Government measures to improve GP recruitment and retention are expected to boost GP numbers by at least 800 from the current 4900 over the next decade. Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson said: “While the number of GPs in…

STAMP OF APPROVAL FOR NEW POST OFFICE

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed news that a new Post Office will open in the town next month. Customers will be able to carry out a wide range of transactions at the service point in the Londis store…