Written Submissions for PE1056
2 October 2007 : The Public Petitions Committee heard from Gordon and Jane McPherson and agreed to seek views on the petition from the Scottish Government, NHS Quality Improvement Scotland, Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network, LifeBlood, the National Screening Committee and the Association of British Insurers. Link to Official Report 02 October 2007
29 January 2008 : The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, NHS Quality Improvement Scotland and the National Screening Committee seeking updates on how each is taking forward initiatives in this area and why guidelines would take 26 months to prepare. Link to Official Report 29 January 2008
13 May 2008 : The Committee agreed to suspend further consideration of the petition until NHS Quality Improvement Scotland has collated information from all NHS Boards and reported to the Chief Medical Officer and to invite the Scottish Government to respond on how the new policies address the particular issues raised in the petition. Further, that the Scottish Government and other agencies should continue to communicate and work with the petitioner on the revision of written policies. Link to Official Report 13 May 2008
16 December 2008 : The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to the specific points raised during the meeting. Link to Official Report 16 December 2008
2 June 2009 : The Committee agreed to suspend consideration of this petition until revised SIGN guideline 62 on venous thromboembolism is published in October 2010. <Link to Official Report 2 June 2009
11 January 2011 : The Committee agreed to give further consideration to the petition at its next meeting on 25 January 2011. <Link to Official Report 11 January 2011
25 January 2011 : The Committee agreed to invite, in its legacy paper, the Session 4 Public Petitions Committee to give further consideration to the petition. Link to Official Report 25 January 2011"
28 June 2011 : The Commitee agreed to refer the petition to the Health and Sport Committee under Rule 15.6.2 for further consideration. Link to Official Report 28 June 2011"