Scottish Researchers Pick up Award

Motion S4M-07293: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/07/2013

Scottish Researchers Pick up Award

That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish researchers, Karen Barnett PhD, Prof Stewart W Mercer PhD, Michael Norbury MBChB, Prof Graham Watt MD, Prof Sally Wyke PhD and Prof Bruce Guthrie PhD, on winning the Lancet Research Award in international health for their paper, Epidemiology of multimorbidity and implications for health care, research, and medical education: a cross-sectional study; considers that one of the greatest challenges to the practice of medicine is multimorbidity, and believes that this paper makes a valuable contribution to a growing understanding.