October

PE1288 Petition on Improving NHS Translation and Interpretation Services (99KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that every NHS board has the structure, funding and capability to provide speedy, accurate and appropriate translation and interpretation services for patients and their families and that such services are consistent across every NHS board.

Published: 23 October 2009

PE1289 Petition on Clarification of Disclosure Scotland Processes (86KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to clarify the legislation governing Disclosure Scotland processes to ensure that teachers who work for more than one local authority do not have to apply for a disclosure certificate from each authority.

Published: 19 October 2009

PE1287 Petition on Information in Patients' Medical Records (101KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to clarify the rights and options of patients once they have accessed their medical records and seen what has been written about them, why and by whom; the guidance given to health professionals on what sort of information and details they should insert into a patient’s medical records in terms of the need for the information, the language used and the appropriateness of any comments which could be considered libellous; and how it ensures that there is a process in place which provides a right for the patient to have a comment removed from their record.

Published: 13 October 2009

PE1286 Petition on Tobacco Display Legislation (96KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to amend the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill by removing the proposals relating to the ban on the display of tobacco in shops.

Published: 13 October 2009

PE1285 Petition on Free Calls to NHS 24 from Mobile Phones (89KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make arrangements for all calls from mobile phones to NHS 24 to be free of charge to users.

Published: 9 October 2009

PE1277 Petition on Geodiversity Duty for Efficient Collection, Analysis and Sharing of Geodiversity Data (90KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government through Scottish Planning Policies and Planning Advice Notes to establish a geodiversity duty which integrates all necessary local and national structures for the efficient collection, analysis and sharing of geodiversity data to inform better decision making processes.

Published: 6 October 2009

PE1284 Petition on Class Sizes and Parental Choice (117KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to note the successful outcome of a number of legal cases brought by parents against local authorities involving placing requests for children and for it, and councils, to desist from applying any policy on class sizes which conflicts with the numbers stipulated by law and the statutory rights of parents under the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 to choose the school they wish their children to attend.

Published: 6 October 2009

PE1283 Petition on Misleading Postcodes (86KB pdf)

Calls on the Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to make representations to the Post Office plc to review all postcodes in Scotland to determine the adverse economic and social costs misleading postcodes have, particularly on rural communities in terms of the late or incorrect delivery of mail to businesses, increased insurance and pension costs, access to public services and the generally misleading and confusing nature of a postcode which does not properly relate geographically to the area.

Published: 2 October 2009

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