Holyrood Magazine issue 408 / 10 September 2018
Reasons to be cheerful: Jeremy Corbyn in search of peace
Health of the nation:
The postcode lottery:
Does where you live dictate how long you live?
The new Cabinet Secretary for Health & Sport
Jason Leitch, Scotland’s National Clinical Director
The parties’ health spokespeople
Robots vs people:
3 Editor’s note
In terms of the current narrative about the power dynamic and gender, it doesn’t get much bigger than this
3 Editor’s note: In terms of the current narrative about the power dynamic and gender, it doesn’t get much bigger than this
6 Roundup: Pictures and numbers from the past two weeks
7 Talking Point: Journalists will beat the fakers and the haters by doing what they have always done
9 Digital Highlights: The best of Twitter and Holyrood’s online content
10 Political Spotlight: Sex, money, politics, power and cover up
12 Overview: Postcode lottery
The delivery of care can depend on where we live
17 Interview: Jeane Freeman
The new Health Secretary comes to the job with plenty of health heritage
25 Interview: Jason Leitch
Scotland’s national clinical director on changing the culture
30 Q&A: Party health spokespeople
Opposition MSPs’ take on the state of Scotland’s health services
34 A.I. Artificial Intelligence and health
Could the growth of AI offer new hope for the health service?
36 Cover Story: Jeremy Corbyn
The Labour leader on facing a cacophony of criticism
Sketch: The Programme for Government debate sees claims the SNP is ready for the scrapheap
NHS Highland vows to take action as Sturrock review into culture of bullying is published.
Alex Cole-Hamilton says mental health support needs to be provided to help those left with anxiety and PTSD
Private Finance Initiative blamed as hospital contractor payroll dispute raised at FMQs.
Projects in the Highlands aim to tackle the problem of suicide in remote and rural areas.