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Motion ref. S6M-01302.3

Taking Action on the NHS and Ambulance Crisis - Amendment

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

As an amendment to motion S6M-01302 in the name of Jackie Baillie (Taking Action on the NHS and Ambulance Crisis), leave out from “regrets” to end and insert “recognises that excessively long waits for an ambulance can lead to worse outcomes for patients, and that the Scottish Government and Scottish Ambulance Service have apologised to people who have experienced long waits; notes that the Scottish Government has previously invested an additional £20 million to increase staff capacity in the ambulance service by almost 300; welcomes that an extra £20 million is now being invested to increase capacity further, including funding military personnel, recruiting additional Hospital Ambulance Liaison Officers, working with NHS boards to create Temporary Admission Wards and aiming to recruit 100 paramedic students to help alleviate the current pressures on ambulance staff, NHS workers and patients; further notes that the steps outlined by the health secretary will help alleviate pressure on the service in the immediate term and looking ahead to the winter; commends military personnel and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, which are providing driving support to the ambulance service in order to free up paramedic and technician time; supports the additional investment of £500,000 to improve ambulance service staff welfare, and the ongoing discussions between the board and trade unions to develop a rest break action plan and put it in place as quickly as possible.”


Vote

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote Vote Passed

Scottish Labour  0 for, 22 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish National Party  61 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 3 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  0 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 3 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Green Party  7 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Liberal Democrats  0 for, 3 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-01302

Taking Action on the NHS and Ambulance Crisis

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Monday, September 20, 2021

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Result 70 for, 51 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote Vote Passed


Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S6M-01302.1

Taking Action on the NHS and Ambulance Crisis - Amendment

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date lodged: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Monday, January 1, 0001


Motion ref. S6M-01302.2

Taking Action on the NHS and Ambulance Crisis - Amendment

Submitted by: Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Stephen Kerr
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, September 22, 2021