Susan Lowes, Policy & Engagement Officer, attended the Senscot Health SEN meeting on 17 September 2013 in Edinburgh and gave members an introductory presentation on the Bill and the third sector response to date. This presentation can be accessed here (VHS Presentation for Senscot Meeting) and members are welcome to use the presentation within their own networks. If you would like Susan to present at your network or organisation, please contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Scottish Parliament Briefing published on 30 August 2013 explores the issues discussed in the presentation in more detail – this can be accessed here.
The Health and Sport Committee has now held four evidence sessions on the general principles of the Bill. MSPs have now heard evidence from representatives from NHSScotland, COSLA and Social Care, the third sector and independent sectors and organisations representing people who use support and services and carers.
To watch the full evidence sessions, click on the links provided below: