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PE01408: Updating of Pernicious Anaemia-VitaminB12 Deficiency understanding & treatment

Health

Petitioner: Mrs Andrea MacArthur

Status:
Closed

Date Lodged: 17 October 2011

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review and overhaul the current out-dated and ineffective method of diagnosing and treating Pernicious Anaemia/VitaminB12 Deficiency.

Petition History:

Summary:

15 November 2011: The Committee took evidence from Mrs Andrea MacArthur and Martyn Hooper, Executive Chair, Pernicious Anaemia Society and agreed to seek time in the Chamber for a Committee debate on the petition. The Committee also agreed to write to the Scottish Government, a selection of NHS boards (Highland, Lanarkshire, Greater Glasgow and Clyde) and the Royal College of General Practitioners seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. Link to Official Report 15 November 2011 (380KB pdf)

7 March 2012: The Committee held a debate in the Chamber on the subject of the petition Link to Official Report 7 March 2012 (653KB pdf)

20 March 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government.Link to Official Report 20 March 2012 (429KB pdf)

12 June 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 12 June 2012 (382KB pdf)

18 September 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the British Committee for Standards in Haematology and the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 18 September 2012 (450KB pdf)

11 December 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 11 December 2012 (518KB pdf)

3 September 2013: The Committee agreed to write to the British Committee for Standards in Haematology and the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 3 September 2013 (587KB pdf)

12 November 2013: The Committee agreed to write to the British Committee for Standards in Haematology and defer further consideration of the petition until the relevant guideline is published. Link to Official Report 12 November 2013 (538KB pdf)

17 June 2014: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 17 June 2014 (589KB pdf)

28 October 2014: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 28 October 2014

13 January 2015: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and to await publication of the revised Scottish guidelines. Link to Official Report 13 January 2015

1 December 2015: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 1 December 2015 

1 March 2016: The Committee agreed to include the petition in its legacy paper for consideration by the Session 5 Public Petitions Committee. In doing so, the Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and the Scottish Haematology Society. Link to Official Report 1 March 2016

30 June 2016: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 30 June 2016 

29 September 2016: The Committee agreed to write to the Minister for Public Health. Link to Official Report 29 September 2016

8 December 2016: The Committee agreed to write to the Minister for Public Health and Sport. Link to Official Report 8 December 2016

16 March 2017: The Committee agreed to invite the Minister for Public Health and Sport to give evidence at a future meeting. Link to Official Report 16 March 2017

25 May 2017: The Committee agreed to reflect on the evidence and consider a note by the clerk at a future meeting. Link to the Official Report 25 May 2017

26 October 2017: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to the Official Report 26 October 2017

15 March 2018: The Committee agreed to close the petition under Rule 15.7 of Standing Orders on the basis that the petitioner has met with the Haematology Short Life Working Group and that the Group has committed to continue liaison with her. Link to the Official Report 15 March 2018

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