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Jason Leitch shows support for Leith Athletic under-13s football team in raising funds for new kit in sponsorship bid

Jason Leitch has shown his support for a children’s athletic team in Leith as it looks to raise money for a new kit.Professor Jason Leitch, the national clinical director for Scotland, has asked people if they could help Leith Athletics Under 13s by sponsoring them for kit.

edinburghnews.scotsman.com ,  5h 0
Jason Leitch shows support for Leith Athletic under-13s football team in raising funds for new kit in sponsorship bid

Fans' return to football set to be given green light 'within days'

National clinical director Jason Leitch expects conversations to take place on Sunday or Monday Fans returning to stadiums for the SPFL play-off finals could be given the green light over the next 48 hours.National clinical director Jason Leitch expects First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to make a decision on further loosening of Covid-19 restriction in the coming days, with a proposal that would allow 500 to attend a seated outdoor event without prior permission.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  1d 0
Fans' return to football set to be given green light 'within days'

Jason Leitch expects Spfl play off decision for fans 'early next week'

The national clinical director expects a decision on the next phase of lockdown easing to arrive in the next few days.The return of fans for the SPFL play-off finals could be rubber-stamped over the next 48 hours before an announcement next week.National clinical director Jason Leitch expects First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to announce a decision on further loosening of Scotland's Covid-19 restrictions in the coming days.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  1d 0
Jason Leitch expects Spfl play off decision for fans 'early next week'

Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE as rapid test kits rolled out for college students

All the latest updates from across Scotland on the ongoing pandemic.Rapid covid test kits given out to college students and staff Students and staff are now able to access rapid coronavirus testing through their local college.More than 100,000 lateral flow testing kits have been distributed to colleges across Scotland to help detect cases in people with no symptoms.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  2d 0
Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE as rapid test kits rolled out for college students

Rapid Covid test kits rolled out for college students and staff

Students and staff are now able to access rapid coronavirus testing through their local college.More than 100,000 lateral flow testing kits have been distributed to colleges across Scotland to help detect cases in people with no symptoms.Authorities are urging people to take part in voluntary testing twice a week using the at-home kits.

thecourier.co.uk ,  2d 0
Rapid Covid test kits rolled out for college students and staff

Scots health boss Jason Leitch speaks of 'horrific' India scenes and pals lost

The pandemic is rampaging through India, a country Jason Leitch has a close affinity with, having been involved in charity work there for more than 25 years.Scotland’s medical director has spoken about the friends he has lost to Covid in India.The pandemic is rampaging through India, a country Jason Leitch has a close affinity with, having been involved in charity work there for more than 25 years.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  6d 3
Scots health boss Jason Leitch speaks of 'horrific' India scenes and pals lost

Covid Scotland: Jason Leitch warns of 'big unknown' after Liverpool club trial

Jason Leitch has said the return of football and other events faces a “big unknown” in Scotland as coronavirus restrictions ease.The health advisor said social distancing was the unknown factor as football fans look to return to stadiums.Speaking on the Off The Ball podcast, Prof Jason Leitch said it was not yet known what physical distancing measures could be in place in December.

thecourier.co.uk ,  8d 8
Covid Scotland: Jason Leitch warns of 'big unknown' after Liverpool club trial

How Jason Leitch envisions away supporters returning to Scottish football grounds next season

Jason Leitch believes Scottish football grounds will be able to welcome in away supporters next season but reckons it could be a slower process than the return of home fans.The National Clinical Director expects a cautious approach over the first few weeks of the campaign but, if things go smoothly this winter, then clubs may again adopt an open-access policy with regards to ticketing.

edinburghnews.scotsman.com ,  8d 0
How Jason Leitch envisions away supporters returning to Scottish football grounds next season

Scottish fans in stadiums in August, says Leitch but away fans may have to wait

JASON LEITCH is confident some home supporters WILL be in Scottish stadiums for the start of next season - but away fans might have to wait for later in the campaign.Scottish clubs are starting the process of launching their season ticket sales - although it remains unclear how many fans will be admitted into venues by the time the campaign gets under way on August 14.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  8d 0
Scottish fans in stadiums in August, says Leitch but away fans may have to wait

Jason Leitch forewarns social distancing big unknown football faces next season

The national clinical director is busy trying to plan for a fan return and he also mused on how away days might work.Jason Leitch insists a a fan return is getting ever closer as the country starts to finally open back up and heal from the coronavirus pandemic.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  8d 0
Jason Leitch forewarns social distancing big unknown football faces next season

Sturgeon urges Scots to download new NHS check-in app as pubs prepare to reopen

NICOLA Sturgeon is urging Scots to download a new NHS check-in app ahead of pubs reopening next week.The First Minister shared a plea from Jason Leitch to register for the app as lockdown measures are eased.⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Pubs, cafes and restaurants are among the businesses preparing to throw open their doors after months of closures.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  15d 13
Sturgeon urges Scots to download new NHS check-in app as pubs prepare to reopen

Jason Leitch issues Scottish Cup supporters update amid Celtic Park speculation

PROFESSOR Jason Leitch has revealed how many supporters the Scottish Cup could host, if the event is not held at Hampden.Currently the final, scheduled for May 22, is due to be played at Hampden Park.There will be no supporters however, as the stadium will at that point be in the hands of UEFA ahead of EURO 2020.

heraldscotland.com ,  15d 1
Jason Leitch issues Scottish Cup supporters update amid Celtic Park speculation

Jason Leitch offers Scottish Cup fan hope but says 10,000 will be a stretch

Scotland is expected to be in level two when the showpiece game takes place on May 22 and there has been talk of a switch.National clinical director Jason Leitch has offered hope some fans could attend the Scottish Cup final but feels 10,000 would be "a stretch".

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  15d 0
Jason Leitch offers Scottish Cup fan hope but says 10,000 will be a stretch

Foreign holidays 'challenging' this year warns Scotland's national clinical director

Jason Leitch says foreign holidays 'challenging' in 2021 Foreign summer holidays this year will be challenging, Scotland’s national clinical director has said.Officials in Scotland are currently working on a “digital solution” to how to prove who has been tested and vaccinated against coronavirus, and how that could potentially assist the reopening of society.

heraldscotland.com ,  16d 34
Foreign holidays 'challenging' this year warns Scotland's national clinical director

Top QC warns Scots Gov risks unlawful discrimination against English visitors

SCOTLAND’s top QC today warned the Scottish Government could risk unlawful discrimination after it suggested English people shouldn’t cross the border to come to Scottish hospitality premises.Cross-border travel to and from England is allowed again from Monday for the first time in six months.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  16d 10
Top QC warns Scots Gov risks unlawful discrimination against English visitors

Jason Leitch: Covid certification will become ‘something the world needs’

Scotland’s national clinic director, Jason Leitch, has said “Covid certification” could “become something that the world needs”.A digital system to allow people to prove their coronavirus vaccination status is in the works, according to the Scottish Government.The scheme would mean people in the country would be ready to join an international “vaccination passport programme”.

thecourier.co.uk ,  16d 0
Jason Leitch: Covid certification will become ‘something the world needs’

European Union - News, views, gossip, pictures, video

Foreign holidays vaccine passports 'underway' to allow Scots to travel abroad Scotland’s clinical director Jason Leitch suggested Scots would not be able to enjoy non-essential travel out of the country “for quite some time” after May 17.Brexit 'burach' as UK Government loses track of 5,000 tonnes of Scottish salmon exports Top European holiday destinations could 'reopen within six weeks' thanks to UK vaccine success Scottish Election 2021: Five key manifesto pledges from Alex Salmond's Alba party The month-old party launched by Alex Salmond has produced a vast manifesto that can be boiled down to big pledges to produce a fast-track to Scottish independence.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  16d 2
European Union - News, views, gossip, pictures, video

Foreign holidays vaccine passports 'underway' to allow Scots to travel abroad

Scotland’s clinical director Jason Leitch suggested Scots would not be able to enjoy non-essential travel out of the country “for quite some time” after May 17.The Scottish Government has taken its first steps towards producing vaccine passports to allow Scots to holiday abroad this year.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  16d 0
Foreign holidays vaccine passports 'underway' to allow Scots to travel abroad