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  • Member for: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith

I do not wish to suggest that it is deliberate, but it is sometimes convenient to focus on homoeopathy. The centre offers a far wider range of treatments to peopl...



Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith

Okay—thank you. Again, this petition has been going on for some time,...



Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith

I would not want to jump in in front of committee members, so you may wish to take them first.



Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith

Convener, the committee already has a lot of written evidence. The round table way back at the beginning was a bit establishment focused, whereas part of the issue is about not doing things ...



Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith

Certainly. Thank you for inviting me to speak.



Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith

I am not a doctor, but I read the briefing out of interest, and the petitioner has outlined some of the symptoms, which include tiredness such that someone would ...



Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith

But we are talking about pernicious anaemia, which runs in families—it can be a genetic thing. My grandfather had it and my aunt has it.



Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith

It depends what you mean by “really bad cases”. For a lot of people, a blood test does not pick up the condition, with the result that they get more and more ill....



Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith

A blood test does not necessarily pick up the condition in people who are very ill with it. It is related to other issues, such as thyroid problems and problems with the endocrinological sys...



Public Petitions Committee 30 June 2016 [Draft] : 30 June 2016


Elaine Smith (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Convener, can I comment on that, as I happen to know a bit about it?

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Motion S5M-00866: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/07/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00467.5: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00416: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/06/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00222: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00213: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/05/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00144: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00127: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00090: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-16039: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-16026: Elaine Smith, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-01721: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01723: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01724: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01722: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01045: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01044: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01042: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-01043: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00859: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00858: Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/06/2016 Show Full Question >>

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