Joe FitzPatrick MSP – Member of the Scottish Parliament for Dundee City West Constituency

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  • Extra funding to support low income families
    Scottish Welfare Fund payments rise to £37.6 million. Funding of £37.6 million was allocated to support people and families on low incomes in times of need in the 12 months to 31 March 2020 – an increase of 7% on the […]
  • Adapting NHS resources to respond to COVID-19
    A successful pilot at the NHS Louisa Jordan has seen 315 patients receive orthopaedic and plastic surgery outpatient consultations since the start of July. Built at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow at the beginning of the outbreak, the hospital […]
  • COVID-19 testing for under-fives
    Testing eligibility extended for young children. Children under the age of five who are displaying potential coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms will be eligible for testing from today. Currently, children under five who have potential COVID-19 symptoms are not routinely tested and a […]
  • More mental health support for health and social care staff
    New helpline will provide round the clock service. All health and social care workers in Scotland will now have access to mental health support 24 hours a day, seven days a week through a new national helpline. The Scottish Government is […]
  • SNP Funding Boost for Dundee Schools and Nurseries
    New figures show half a billion in extra spending last year. Joe FitzPatrick, MSP for Dundee City West Constituency, has welcomed new figures showing spending on education in Dundee rose by £10.7 million last year, up from £137.3 million in 2018-19 […]

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