All parties must back better care for children experiencing mental health issues - Waddell

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, Aberdeenshire Liberal Democrat candidate John Waddell has urged MSPs from across the political divide to come together and back calls to provide inpatient care for youngsters in need of mental health treatment in the North East.

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First Minister agrees with Rumbles to allow all cafes to stay open

After North East Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles raised the issue in the Scottish Parliament yesterday, the First Minister has now agreed to allow all licenced cafes to remain open without selling alcohol.

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NHS Grampian tops chart for the most cancelled operations this summer

NHS data published today has revealed that NHS Grampian has had the most operations in the country cancelled for non-clinical reasons for three months in a row, from June to August.

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A quarter of NHS Grampian patients waiting past deadline for urgent cancer treatment

Cash strapped NHS Grampian failed to meet national standards for 26.6% of patients waiting for urgent cancer treatment in the second quarter of 2020, according to figures publishes by NHS Scotland’s Information Services Division (ISD) today.

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Scottish Libdems Select Former Banchory Academy Pupil to Contest Aberdeenshire West

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have selected John Waddell as their candidate to contest Aberdeenshire West in next year's Scottish Parliament elections.

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Rumbles calls on ScotGov to scrap quarantine measures in favour of direct testing

North East Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles has called on the Scottish Government to drop its ‘useless’ quarantine system, which has failed to track a single person with covid-19 and implement a robust testing system for all international arrivals in Scottish airports.

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