A Scottish Parliament Committee has warned that more needs to be done to ensure that young people who need help with their mental health can access support at the earliest opportunity.
Legislation and external regulation may be the only way to protect the rights of children and young people involved in youth football, a Scottish Parliament Committee has warned.
An inquiry into how young people access mental health support in Scotland is being launched by the Public Petitions Committee.
The Public Petitions Committee has been considering evidence on the issues highlighted by a petition lodged in April 2014 by Elaine Holmes and Olive McIlroy on behalf of the Scottish Mesh Survivors' 'Hear our Voice' campaign.
A child rights and wellbeing assessment is needed to ensure that armed forces visits to schools are appropriate. This is the outcome of a report issued today by the Scottish Parliament’s Public Petitions Committee.
A five year battle for recognition and improved diagnosis of patients with thyroid conditions has today led to a call for a clear, single protocol for testing to be applied for the whole of Scotland.
Local people shared strong views with MSPs on A75 safety; and the challenges of living with Type 1 diabetes, when the Scottish Parliament’s Public Petitions Committee visited Castle Douglas and Kirkcudbright earlier this month.