Click to Watch in HD > Public Petitions Committee - Scottish Parliament: 9th February 2016

Watch - Public Petitions Committee. Agenda: 1. Decisions on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 5 and 6 in private. 2. Consideration of a continued petition: The Committee will consider— PE1463 by Lorraine Cleaver on effective thyroid and adrenal testing, diagnosis and treatment and take evidence from— Maureen Watt, Minister for Public Health, Alpana Mair, Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Elizabeth Porterfield, Head of Strategic Planning and Clinical Priorities and Colin Urquhart, Team Leader, Strategic Planning and Clinical Priorities, Scottish Government; Professor Graham Leese, Consultant and Honorary Professor in Diabetes and Endocrinology, NHS Tayside and CSO Speciality Adviser. 3. Consideration of a continued petition: The Committee will consider— PE1568 by Catherine Hughes on funding, access and promotion of the NHS Centre for Integrative Care and take evidence from— Catriona Renfrew, Director of Planning and Policy, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Dr Hugo van Woerden, Director of Public Health, NHS Highland; Dr Harpreet Kohli, Director of Public Health, NHS Lanarkshire; Professor Alex McMahon, Director of Strategic Planning, Performance Reporting and Information, NHS Lothian. 4. Consideration of continued petitions: The Committee will consider— PE1105 by Marjorie McCance on St Margaret of Scotland Hospice; PE1480 by Amanda Kopel, on behalf of the Frank Kopel Alzheimer’s Awareness Campaign, on Alzheimer’s and dementia awareness and PE1533 by Jeff Adamson, on behalf of Scotland Against the Care Tax, on abolition of non-residential social care charges for older and disabled people; PE1548 by Beth Morrison on national guidance on restraint and seclusion in schools; PE1549 by Alan Clark Young on concessionary travel passes for war veterans; PE1551 by Scott Pattinson on mandatory reporting of child abuse; PE1554 by Jacq Kelly, on behalf of Leonard Cheshire Disability, on improving the provision of disabled-friendly housing PE1558 by John Thom, on behalf of the RNBCC Crayfish Committee, Ken Dee Catchment, on American Signal Crayfish; PE1563 by Doreen Goldie, on behalf of Avonbridge and Standburn Community Council, on sewage sludge spreading; PE1566 by Mary Hemphill and Ian Reid on a national service delivery model for warfarin patients; PE1569 by George McKenzie on re-introduction of the Scottish Red Ensign; PE1570 by Alan Lee on parental rights to child contact and PE1589 by Stewart Currie on an independent review of child contact and financial provision post-separation; PE1571 by John Beattie on food bank funding; PE1584 by Angus Files on a new Scottish vaccine and immunisation advisory committee. 5. Legacy paper: The Committee will consider its approach to a legacy paper. 6. Witness expenses: The Committee will consider a claim under the witness expenses scheme. We do not facilitate discussions on our YouTube page but encourage you to share and comment on our videos on your own channels. If you would like to join in our conversations please follow @scotparl on Twitter or like us on Facebook:

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