Reading Time: 5 minutes The latest figures for drug-related deaths in Scotland were released this month and they don’t make for good reading. According to statistics released by National
Reading Time: 3 minutes We have had quite a few enquiries about what the laws are regarding smoking outside hospitals. Is it illegal to smoke outside hospitals? Currently, no,
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe regularly receives enquiries relating to patient transport services for those who need support to reach healthcare appointments. The majority of patient transport services in Scotland
Reading Time: 3 minutes National Patient Participation Week 2018 is a UK-wide event held between June 4th and 9th. It is an annual event that raises the profile of Patient
Reading Time: 3 minutes We are often asked what the law is on using electronic or e-cigarettes (“vaping”) in public places in Scotland. Is vaping allowed in public places?
Reading Time: 3 minutes We have received several enquiries originating from constituents, asking when the Good Food Nation consultation will begin. Background information The Good Food Nation policy was