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PE01823: Full body scans to all neonates in Scotland

Health

Petitioner: Sameena Javed

Status:
Open

Closing Date for Online Petition: 24 September 2020

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to offer full body scans to all neonates in Scotland with the aim of detecting and hopefully treating rare and hidden conditions.

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We need babies to be scanned at birth to detect rare and hidden conditions and to potentially treat these conditions and to save lives.

Please sign this.

Muhammad khuram

18:27 on 13 Sep 2020

Please sign this and support.

Mark Reilly

10:16 on 07 Sep 2020

A family member had an AVM (arteriovenous malformation) and was successfully treated at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow and the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh.

Brian McKenna

2:47 on 06 Sep 2020

All babies are a treasure and must be treated as such.

Gillian Queen

12:40 on 01 Sep 2020

Having a genetic condition myself that I didn't know about until my 20s I think it's important to know these things a lot sooner. I probably still wouldn't know about my condition had it not been for a professor from London doing genetic tests on my whole family 30 years ago. We need more testing in younger years.

Suzanne Pirie

10:52 on 01 Sep 2020

I fully support this in memory of those we have lost.

Alexis Holmes

16:46 on 22 Aug 2020

Our babies are too important to make cost an issue Do all we can In the long run it may save money

Lydia Reid

17:37 on 19 Aug 2020

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