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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-01380: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 11 July 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether it considers that the Clinical and Care Governance Framework aimed at the new health and social care partnerships will ensure that people with neurological conditions will receive seamless, quality care that reflects their needs and aspirations.

Answered by: Shona Robison 4 August 2016

The Clinical and Care Governance Framework for integrated Health and Social Care Services in Scotland provides the ranges of professionals and staff involved in the planning and delivery of integrated health and social care services with clear governance arrangements which identifies their roles, responsibilities, actions and accountabilities. In addition one of the frameworks central principles places an emphasis on empowering people to use their experiences to shape, monitor and improve the safety and quality of their care.