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Health and Sport Committee

Today's Schedule

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Health and Sport Committee

November 13, 2018 10:30


1. Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will discuss the informal evidence sessions held prior to the public meeting. The Committee heard evidence from three groups: people who have received donated organs, family members who have authorised the donation of organs, and people currently on the organ donor waiting list.

2. Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from—
Dr Sue Robertson, Deputy Chair, BMA Scotland;
Rachel Cackett, Policy Adviser, Royal College of Nursing Scotland;
Mary Agnew, Assistant Director - Standards and Ethics, General Medical Council;
and then from—
Dr Stephen Cole, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, representing the Scottish Intensive Care Society;
Lesley Logan, Regional Manager, Organ Donation: Scotland, NHS Blood and Transplant;
Professor Marc Turner, Medical Director and Designated Individual (Tissues and Cells), Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service.

3. European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (in private): The Committee will consider a proposal by the Scottish Government to consent to the UK Government legislating using the powers under the Act in relation to the following UK statutory instrument proposals—
The General Food Law (EU Exit) Regulations 2018; The General Foodstuffs Hygiene (EU Exit) Regulations 2018; The Specific Foodstuffs (Hygiene) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018; The Contaminants in Food (EU Exit) Regulations 2018; and The Quick-Frozen Food (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

4. Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

5. Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider a draft Stage 1 report.