Responses and Submissions

B&C-logoResponses and submissions to consultations from the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Government and other bodies, by the UNISON Scotland Bargaining and Campaigns Team

 

Mental Health Strategy 2012 - 2015

Mental Health Strategy 2012 – 2015

UNISON acknowledges the work that the current Scottish Government and previous administrations have undertaken to tackle the challenges that mental ill health poses to individuals, not only in society, but ... Read More
Care Integration Comments to Health & Sport Committee

Care Integration Comments to Health & Sport Committee

We understand that at present the Government intends to integrate health and social care primarily through legislation to replace Community Health Partnerships (CHPs) with Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCPs) ... Read More
Inquiry into regulation of care for older people

Inquiry into regulation of care for older people

UNISON Scotland believes a major mistake in the provision care of the elderly was to allow profit to be part of service provision.  The UK Government’s NHS and Community Care ... Read More
Common Core of Skills, Knowledge, Understanding and Values for the Children’s Workforce

Common Core of Skills, Knowledge, Understanding and Values for the Children’s Workforce

UNISON Scotland supports the introduction of a common core in principle. We are, however unclear about what exactly the common core is that the document is aiming for and therefore, ... Read More
Care Integration statement

Care Integration statement

This statement covers UNISON Scotland’s initial response to proposals for the integration of care services in Scotland either through a National Care Service as proposed by Scottish Labour or through ... Read More
A Strategy for Self Directed Support

A Strategy for Self Directed Support

UNISON Scotland is committed to the principle of the right to independent living for all care users. We therefore welcome the publication of a strategy, to be followed by appropriate ... Read More
Social Care Procurement Guidelines

Social Care Procurement Guidelines

UNISON Scotland welcomes the publication of Guidelines on social care procurement and can support some aspects of them. However, we have serious concerns at the total omission of the “Statutory ... Read More
Children's Hearings (Scotland) Bill Response

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Bill Response

UNISON Scotland wants to commend the consultation process which has taken place in the period since the last Draft Bill was published for consultation. We has been fully involved in ... Read More
Draft Children's Hearings (Scotland) Bill Response

Draft Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Bill Response

UNISON Scotland has serious concerns at the effects this Draft Bill would have on our members’ ability to protect children from harm and provide the service that the Children’s Hearing ... Read More
THE LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2008: SECOND CONSULTATION

THE LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2008: SECOND CONSULTATION

UNISONScotland believes that many of the requirements in the consultation are consistent with good practice. There will be resource implications in respect of the additional duties contained in the regulations ... Read More

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