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Motion ref. S6M-06779.1

Improving Care and Services for People with Chronic Pain - Amendment

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Supported by: Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 16, 2022

As an amendment to motion S6M-06779 in the name of Humza Yousaf (Improving Care and Services for People with Chronic Pain), leave out from “notes the actions” to end and insert “notes the concerns from some chronic pain patients regarding the Scottish Government’s lack of meaningful engagement with their representatives, which is causing upset and distrust; supports the focus on delivering person-centred care and improving access to local support for pain; recognises the efforts to increase NHS staff skills and knowledge of chronic pain and its impact, and agrees with the commitment to improve the consistency and quality of pain management services across Scotland; regrets, however, the continued reports of many vulnerable people with chronic pain being forced into unsuitable self-management pathways, with increased pressures on primary care, due to a lack of access to specialist services; recommends that the Scottish Government works in partnership with patient groups to ensure a truly collaborative approach to improving the treatment and wellbeing of chronic pain patients, and calls on Scottish Government ministers to protect specialist chronic pain services, and provide greater transparency around waiting times for return patients.”


Vote

Result 52 for, 62 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote Vote Defeated

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  29 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 2 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish National Party  0 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Liberal Democrats  4 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

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Scottish Labour  19 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 3 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Green Party  0 for, 6 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

No Party Affiliation  0 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

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Related motion

Motion ref. S6M-06779

Improving Care and Services for People with Chronic Pain

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Monday, November 14, 2022

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Result 61 for, 34 against, 20 abstained, 14 no vote Vote Passed


Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S6M-06779.2

Improving Care and Services for People with Chronic Pain - Amendment

Submitted by: Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, November 16, 2022