Date lodged: 9 March 2018
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the letter by the Minister for Public Health and Sport to the Health and Sport Committee on 10 July 2017, whether the Health and Justice Collaboration Improvement Board has been established and, if so, what meetings it has held.
Answered by: Shona Robison 21 March 2018
The Health and Justice Collaboration Improvement Board met for the first time on 7 September 2017, and again on 6 December. Its next meeting is on 27 Mar 2018, which it is devoting to the theme of law enforcement and mental health distress.
It has also established the Programme Board for Health and Social Care in prisons, which met for the first time on 26 February.