Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill - call for views

The Committee issued a call for views on 6 June 2018. This will run until 1 August 2018.

The Committee is seeking views on the Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill. Specifically the Committee is seeking views on the following questions:

  1. Do you think the Bill will achieve its policy objectives?
  2. What are the key strengths of:
    • Part 2 of the Bill?
    • Part 3 of the Bill?
  3. What are the key weaknesses of:
    • Part 2 of the Bill?
    • Part 3 of the Bill?
  4. What differences, not covered above, might the Bill make? (for example: will the Bill have any unintended consequences, will it ensure that staffing levels are safe, does the Bill take account of health and social care integration, how are 'safe and high-quality' assured/guaranteed by the Bill?)

The Bill and associated documents can be found at the following link:

Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill

How to submit your views

The call for written views will close on 1 August 2018.

Before making a submission, please read our privacy notice about submitting your views to a Committee. This tells you about how we process your personal data.

Please use the template provided to format your submission. This includes the Data Protection Form. Written submission template. If you are under twelve years of age we will need the consent of your parent or guardian. Please use this form.

We welcome written views in English, Gaelic, Scots or any other language. Due to the time required to process and analyse evidence, late submissions will only be accepted with the agreement of the Committee.

Written responses should be sent electronically, in the template format to [email protected]

Ideally they should be no more than four sides of A4.

If you cannot submit electronically you may send in a hard copy written submission. If you are sending in a hard copy submission please print off and include a copy of the Data Protection Form.  Please send them to:

The Health and Sport Committee, Room T3.60, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP.


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