The Scottish National Care Service Bill: what’s in it, what do you need to know?

Tuesday 06th September 2022
The Scottish National Care Service Bill: what’s in it, what do you need to know?

The Scottish Government’s Bill to establish a Scottish National Care Service has now been published. However, original discussion and proposals have now grown to cover adult, child, justice, substance misuse and some mental health services – and this new service would be accountable to Ministers. So what do you or your organisation need to understand about what’s in the Bill in order to plan and prepare for what is coming next with the creation of the Scottish National Care Service?

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Planning, Place and 20 Minute Neighbourhoods in Scotland - what is the recipe for success? (conference online)

Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Planning, Place and 20 Minute Neighbourhoods in Scotland - what is the recipe for success? (conference online)

The Scottish Government wants to partner with Scottish councils and others to deliver 20 minute neighbourhoods in Scotland. Its intent to do so is included in the 2020-21 Programme for Government and many places in Scotland do seem to have the building blocks needed to become 20 minute neighbourhoods. However the same is also true of many other communities globally – and yet few have so far succeeded. So what does it take to move from just proposing 20 minute neighbourhoods to really delivering them on the ground in Scotland?

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This conference will take place online.

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A Scottish National Care Service: understanding how care will change (conference online)

Tuesday 17th May 2022
A Scottish National Care Service: understanding how care will change (conference online)

Scotland’s care system is in desperate need of overhaul - capacity, funding, staffing and quality of care are all stretched beyond limits. The Scottish Government wants to address these challenges by creating a Scottish National Care Service. The proposals now cover adult, child, justice, substance misuse and some mental health services. And this new service would be accountable to Ministers. Is this the right approach, what exactly is being proposed, what would it mean for the delivery and quality of care services and what are the implications for your organisation?

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Online

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Tackling poverty and attainment in Scotland: the challenge beyond pandemic (conference online)

Tuesday 08th February 2022
Tackling poverty and attainment in Scotland: the challenge beyond pandemic (conference online)

Scottish Government, councils, education departments, schools, teachers and third sector bodies all want to deliver real progress in tackling poverty and attainment. However its scale, nature and shape has worsened during pandemic. Everything that was already difficult is now more complex and more deeply seated. How therefore do we move forward? This conference will set out the strategic picture we now face, discuss the emerging evidence of what has been happening on the ground and give insight into effective interventions.

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Online

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8th Annual Care of Older People in Scotland Conference (online)

Thursday 28th October 2021
8th Annual Care of Older People in Scotland Conference (online)

This conference – the 8th annual care of older people in Scotland conference – focuses on the core challenges facing care delivery for older people in the time of COVID and beyond. It examines the care of older people after pandemic and how we empower older people and value the care workers supporting them. It looks at what we need to do to get it right on frailty and pharmacy to drive up quality of life for older people. It is intended for all people and organisations involved in the care of older people in Scotland.

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Online

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