Alpha-1 Alliance briefs MSPs Scottish Parliament

As part of the Alliance’s campaign in Scotland, the Alpha-1 Alliance met with the following MSPs on Thursday 8th May in the Scottish Parliament:

  • Bob Doris MSP, SNP Member for Glasgow Region
  • Malcolm Chisholm MSP, Labour Member for Edinburgh North and Leith
  • Collin Beattie MSP, SNP Member for Midlothian North and Musselburgh
  • Iain Gray MSP, Labour Member for East Lothian

During the meeting, the Alliance briefed Parliamentarians on the current care of patients with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) and on the need for the establishment of a highly specialised service in Scotland.

The Alliance will continue its meeting programme in the Scottish Parliament, and further meetings with MSPs have been scheduled for June 25th, 2014.

Source: Alpha-1 Alliance 19/05/2014