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Child-friendly unit at Raigmore Hospital

EDM (Early Day Motion) 204: tabled on 24 February 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House praises the success of the child-friendly unit at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness; notes that the Highland Children’s Unit opened in 2016 following a £2 million fundraising drive by the Archie Foundation in conjunction with the Inverness Courier; further notes that since its opening thousands of children have passed through the doors to the unit which was designed to provide a child-centred atmosphere with brightly coloured decoration and its own designated entrance; highlights that an outdoor space is to be completed in the summer of 2020; and further highlights that the development of this unit has been an important step in providing high quality clinical care for children in the North of Scotland.