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PE1952: Specialist services for patients with autonomic dysfunction

Petition Summary

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to instruct Scotland’s NHS to form specialist services, training resources and a clinical pathway for the diagnosis and treatment of patients exhibiting symptoms of autonomic nervous system dysfunction (dysautonomia).

Petitioner: Jane Clarke

Status: Under consideration

Date published: 21 July 2022

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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration

SPICe Briefing  (136.7KB, pdf)

Committee Meetings

9 November 2022: The Committee agreed to write to the Brain Charity, Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland, Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) UK, Professor Alan Carson, National Services Scotland and the petitioner.  

Official Report of Meeting 9 November 2022

17 May 2023: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. 

Official Report of Meeting 17 May 2023

Written Submissions

PE1952/C: PoTS UK submission of 17 December 2022  (91.3KB, pdf)

PE1952/D: Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland submission of 20 December 2022 (54.2KB, pdf)

PE1952/E: National Specialist Services and Screening Division submission of 21 December 2022 (11KB, pdf)