The Scottish Parliament held the Stage 1 debate for the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill on Tuesday 26 November 2013. This followed the Stage 1 report, which discusses the general principles of the Bill. During this session, the Bill’s general principles were debated and the … [Read more...] about Public Bodies Bill – Stage 1 Debate
Thursday 28 November 2013, 10.00am - 4.00pm Quaker Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL Explore & discuss four big inter-connected themes: Tackling health inequalities for a fairer, healthier Scotland Integrating health and social care for better services for … [Read more...] about Drawing It All Together – Symposium & AGM
The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Parliament on 28 May 2013. The Bill legislates for the integration of functions of local authorities and Health Boards to support joined up health and social care that delivers better outcomes for patients, services users and … [Read more...] about Public Bodies Bill Call for Evidence
Published on 28th May 2013, the Bill sets out the proposed framework for Health Boards and local authorities to integrate adult health and social care. Voluntary Health Scotland has published a series of briefing papers to help voluntary health organisations understand the Bill and its … [Read more...] about Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill – what role for the third sector?
Voluntary Health Scotland held an event on 1 July 2013, attended by 40 representatives of voluntary health organisations, on 'health and social care in transition'. The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill was the focus of the event, with presentations on the Bill itself, the wider policy … [Read more...] about Health and social care in transition – Public Bodies (Joint Working) Bill