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Holyrood 450 / 7 September 2020

Holyrood 450 / 7 September 2020

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Holyrood's annual Health of the Nation special issue: In recovery, we have a chance to reset Scotland’s health and ‘build back better’

3 Editor’s note
The only real nemesis for Labour is, as always, Labour itself

5  Roundup  
Pictures and numbers from the past two weeks

7 Talking Point
It’s easy to forget, and then you get The Fear 

9 In Context
Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints

10  Political Spotlight: Programme for Government
With coronavirus, Brexit and a forthcoming election, this is not going to be a normal parliamentary year

12  Overview: Health of the Nation
What does ‘build back better’ really mean for Scotland’s health and care services?

18  Interview: Gregor Smith
Interim CMO on diagnosing the new normal

21  Q&A: Opposition Voices
The opposition parties respond to Scotland’s plans for recovery

24  Focus: Collaboration
Special feature in association with Public Health Scotland

26  Focus: Prevention
Special feature in association with British Heart Foundation Scotland

28  Focus: Exercise
Special feature in association with sportscotland

30  Interview: Miscarriage
Humza Yousaf and his wife, Nadia El-Nakla, open up about their experience of suffering multiple miscarriages

34 Comment
Kenneth Murray: Children in care today deserve to have smiles

35 Event spotlight
Politics Explained 2020

36 Diary
Transport problems, saving Gaza and a social distancing fail

37 Politicians’ pets
SNP MSP Clare Adamson introduces her dog, Coco

38 Last Word
Fergus Ewing has been accused of looking like a suboptimal chicken

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