First Minister’s Eid al-Fitr message

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has sent her warmest wishes to all Muslim communities in Scotland, and around the world, this Eid al-Fitr. First Minister @NicolaSturgeon wishes #EidMubarak to Muslims in Scotland and across the world celebrating Eid al-Fitr this weekend. pic.twitter.com/lGdHa2XCDE — Scottish Government (@scotgov) May 23, 2020

First Minister’s Vaisakhi message

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Vaisakhi is one of the most important festivals in the Sikh calendar. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has thanked everyone celebrating at home this year. First Minister @NicolaSturgeon has wished a happy, peaceful and safe #SikhVaisakhi to those celebrating. @SikhsinScotland #VaisakhiAtHome pic.twitter.com/lNI1NT3nH5 — First Minister (@ScotGovFM) April 13, 2020

NHS Near Me

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Work to rapidly scale up ‘NHS Near Me’ the service which enables patients to have a video consultation with medical professionals in their home is underway. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre for a demonstration of the technology and to learn more about how it could help to contain the spread… Read more »

Public encouraged to stay informed on coronavirus

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has met staff supporting Scotland’s public information response to coronavirus (COVID-19). During a visit to NHS 24’s contact centre at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, the First Minister thanked NHS 24 staff, including nurses, call handlers and health information advisors operating the 111 service and a dedicated coronavirus helpline service, for… Read more »

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update on position in Scotland

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The First Minister has attended a UK Government’s COBR meeting and chaired a meeting of the Scottish Government’s Resilience Committee (SGoRR) to discuss preparations for coronavirus (COVID-19) following confirmation of a first case in Scotland. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “The patient who tested positive for COVID-19 is clinically well and is being treated in… Read more »

Dundee’s Regional Performance Centre officially open

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Dundee’s new Regional Performance Centre has been officially opened by the First Minister during a tour of the world class facilities. Local school children and athletes helped showcase the centre which opened to the public at the end of last year. This morning First Minister @NicolaSturgeon officially opened Dundee's new Regional Performance Centre and received… Read more »

Care Day 2020

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has joined Who Cares? Scotland to celebrate Care Day 2020 at their offices in Glasgow. This morning @NicolaSturgeon joined us to begin #CareDay20. We spent time #reimagining the Scotland we can become for Care Experienced people, by learning from our history. All the way back to 1894BC right up to today…. Read more »

Leadership on climate change underlined in London

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The First Minister has underlined Scotland’s commitment to leading the response to the climate emergency at the Green Alliance ‘Countdown to COP26’ Conference in London. Inspiring speech from @NicolaSturgeon at our #CountdowntoCOP conference yesterday on her commitment to #COP26 "We have a duty to make it a success for the UK as a whole …and… Read more »