John Womersley has registered a petition (PE01482) calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that patients in new-build hospitals are given a choice to share a  multi-bedded room with other patients or offered a single room; and to subject all the evidence on the single room policy to independent scrutiny.

Further information on this petition and related NHS information is available here:



A report in the Scotsman (dated 15th Dec 2013) provides commentary on current changes within the NHS: