Shona Robison under pressure over handling of flu crisis
Opposition parties have ramped up the pressure on the Scottish Government over its handling of the flu crisis.
Both Labour and the Tories accused Health Secretary Shona Robison of not doing enough to ensure the vaccination uptake, particularly among the NHS workforce, was sufficient to combat the illness.
This comes on the back of a warning from Professor Derek Bell, chairman of the Academy of Scottish Royal Colleges and Specialist Societies, who said that hospitals could be forced to postpone more operations as the flu outbreak takes hold.
Shadow health secretary Miles Briggs said:... read more
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