Vaccine passports in Scotland

On Thursday 9th September the Scottish Parliament voted to introduce vaccine passports from 1st October. The Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, had been critical of vaccine passports when the proposals for England were unveiled by Boris Johnson, as had Health … Read more

Voices worth hearing

Last week  heard Rishi Sunak tell us “We can’t control the spread of the virus”. Here are three, of many, organisations that don’t agree with that.  Three, of many, voices worth hearing. On 1st August, Long Covid Kids, generated Freedom … Read more

The Scottish Government and Long Covid

Nicola Sturgeon giving a press conference. On the rostrum is the slogan 'Stay home'.

The Scottish Government is neither preventing nor funding treatment for Long Covid. This has to change! At the time of writing this briefing, Scotland has the highest rate of Covid-19 infections in Europe, [1] yet no additional restrictions nor mitigation measures … Read more

Zero Covid Scotland update

Hearing the sounds of football celebration on Friday night, and the rumble of the tourist wheeled luggage in the street this morning, perhaps tells us that the Scottish Government is wanting to “move on” from the pandemic. But what is … Read more

Updated Zero Covid Scotland pledge

In response to a rapidly developing situation, the Zero Covid Scotland pledge – originally published in March 2021 – has been redrafted as a set of actions that support of a virus elimination strategy in Scotland. It has been formulated … Read more

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