Public Bodies Act
The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 1 April 2014. The aim of the Act is to integrate health and social care in Scotland, to improve services for people who use them. Integration aims to ensure that health and social care provision across Scotland is joined-up and seamless, especially for people with long term conditions and disabilities.
To accompany this Act, Scottish Ministers will put in place a number of regulations and orders (secondary legislation) that will inform local level integration. We have produced a summary briefing document for Voluntary Health Scotland members that outlines the draft guidelines and consultations – visit our website for more information.
Sounding Board Event
VHS are holding a sounding board for members to unpack these consultations and form a consultation response that reflects your views.
This will be held on Monday 14 July at 2pm at the Mansfield Traquair Centre. Please contact Susan Lowes if you would like to attend.