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Equal Opportunities Committee takes evidence on Gypsy Travellers and Care, 29/05/12 [S}

During its meeting of 29 May 2012 the Scottish Parliament Equal Opportunities Committee took evidence as part of its Gypsy Travellers and care inquiry.

The Committee heard from Joan Watson, West Lothian Community Care and Health Partnership; Dr Iain McNicol; James Lambie, NHS Lothian; and Linda Irvine, NHS Lothian.

They also took evidence from David McPhee, Perth and Kinross Council; Kenneth Leinster, South Ayrshire Council; and Lesley Boyd, NHS Lothian.

Issues discussed included maternity and childbirth services, access to general practice and surgeries, medical records, and metal health.

For full details see the Scottish Parliament Official Report 29 May 2012 which is available from the Scottish Parliament website.

Further Information

Scottish Parliament Official Report 29 May 2012