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BUSINESS BULLETIN 196 / 2000

Monday 18 December 2000

Section E - Written questions lodged on 15 December 2000

 

 

S1W-12064 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it will take to identify and remove any barriers to closer working between health boards and local authorities, what barriers to closer working have been identified to date and when it expects any such barriers to have been removed.

S1W-12065 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether its intention to end the "postcode lottery of care" as described by the Minister for Health and Community Care on 14 December 2000 (Official Report, col.1039) will result in services being equally available in all health board areas and, if so, when this will be achieved.

S1W-12066 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it will take to ensure the prudent use of antibiotics in order to maximise their effectiveness for patients.

S1W-12067 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is progressing digital inclusion initiatives for adults.

S1W-12068 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is progressing digital inclusion initiatives for children.

S1W-12069 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive how the use of digital technology in business is being encouraged.

S1W-12070 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-8630 by Henry McLeish on 31 July 2000, what progress has been made in discussions with telecommunications companies on plans for the provision of broadband technology.

S1W-12071 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the NHSiS plans to rent military hospitals from Marshall of Cambridge to help ease any pressure from winter illnesses.

S1W-12072 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive when the report of the Millan Commission, due to be published in the summer of 2000, will now be published.

 

 
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