Correspondence 2021

Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the Health and Sport Committee's remit. The most recent correspondence is at the top.

HMP and YOI Polmont Mental Health Services

The Cabinet Secretary for Justice wrote to the Convener on 24 March 2021 regarding the final progress update on the recommendations from the Expert Review of Mental Health Support for Young People Entering and In Custody (HMP&YOI Polmont).

Towards Transformation Plan

The Minister for Mental Health wrote to the Convener on 24 March 2021 regarding the Scottish Government and COSLA Towards Transformation Plan for Autism and Learning Disabilities.

Mental Health Recovery and Renewal Fund

The Minister for Mental Health wrote to the Convener on 24 March 2021 regarding additional detail on the Scottish Government's £120 million Recovery and Renewal Fund for Mental Health as announced on 16 February 2021.

Polypropylene Mesh Medical Devices

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 24 March 2021 regarding the reimbursement of personal costs associated with mesh removal, plus an update on support and services currently in place.

Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 24 March 2021 the Scottish Government's Delivery Plan to implement the recommendations of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review (Cumberlege report).

Donation and Transplantation Plan for Scotland

The Minister for Public Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 24 March 2021 regarding the publication of the Donation and Transplantation Plan for Scotland: 2021-2026.

Women’s Health Plan for Scotland

The Minister for Mental Health wrote to the Convener on 23 March 2021 regarding an update on progress made towards the development of a Women’s Health Plan for Scotland. 

Count 14 alcohol awareness campaign

The Minister for Public Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 22 March 2021 regarding the publication of an evaluation report on the Scottish Government's Count 14 alcohol awareness campaign.

Health and Social Care Community Engagement

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 11 March 2021 regarding the publication of Community Engagement and Participation Guidance for Health and Social Care. 

Intake targets for Academic Year 2021/22 

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 11 March 2021 regarding the nursing, midwifery and paramedic education recommended intake targets for Academic Year 2021/22. 

Fair Work Action Plans - Annual Reports

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 8 March 2021 regarding the publication of Annual Reports for the Fair Work Action Plan, A Fairer Scotland for Women: Gender Pay Gap Action Plan and A Fairer Scotland For Disabled People: Employment Action Plan.

Letter from Jeane Freeman MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport to Lewis Macdonald MSP, Convener of the Health and Sport Committee - 8 March 2021 (179KB pdf)

Lifting the ban on the use of plasma from donors in Scotland 

The Minister for Public Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 25 February 2021.

Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 24 February 2021 regarding the NHS Agenda for Change pay negotiations.

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport wrote to the Convener on 16 February 2021.

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