Last year, Bruce Crawford MSP met a young man, Colin, who told him his dad's heart-breaking story. Following a huge stroke, his dad's life was saved by the NHS, but subsequently he was stuck in hospital for over a year before being moved to an older people's care home while he waited for his house to be adapted. This man was the same age as Bruce.
Questioned by Monica Lennon MSP at First Minister’s Questions last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon pledged to “take forward” all five of the recommendations contained in our latest Rewrite the Future report into neurological care in Scotland.
Part One: Introduction and the Liberal Democrats
Party conference season has well and truly begun, with Parliamentarians decamping from Westminster for a few weeks to conference venues across the country. The Liberal Democrats have headed to Bournemouth, Labour will be heading to Brighton, and the Conservatives will be holding their conference in Manchester.