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…

MATHESON WELCOMES FREE BUS TRAVEL DEAL

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson is welcoming the news that a deal has been sealed between the Scottish Government and bus operators that will allow the continuation of secured free bus travel for over 60’s and people with disabilities. Scottish…

NEW FREE NUMBER FOR NHS 24

People in Scotland will no longer be charged for calling NHS 24 after April 2014 when the existing number will be replaced by 111. The current cost to call NHS 24 from a BT landline is the price of a…