Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill

The Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Shona Robison MSP, on 23 May 2018. It makes provision about staffing by the National Health Service and by providers of care services. The stated aim of the Bill is to be an "enabler of high quality care and improved outcomes for service users in both the health service and care services by helping to ensure appropriate staffing for high quality care".

As with all bills, the Finance and Constitution Committee invites written evidence on the estimated financial implications of the Bill as set out in its accompanying Financial Memorandum (FM).

The deadline for submission was 1 August 2018. We received 11 responses and they can be found below.

Healthcare Improvements Scotland (45KB pdf)

Care Inspectorate (62KB pdf)

COSLA (77KB pdf)

Falkirk HSCP (47KB pdf)

Glasgow City HSCP (45KB pdf)

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (44KB pdf)

NHS Lothian (68KB pdf)

Royal College of Nursing (62KB pdf)

Scottish Care (57KB pdf)

Scottish Executive Nurse Directors Group (45KB pdf)

Aberdeen City HSCP (53KB pdf)


If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Committee clerking team on 0131 348 5451 or by emailing  [email protected]

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