Older People Dumfries & Galloway Steering Group

The Older People Dumfries and Galloway Steering Group has been established to provide assurance about the care of older people in Dumfries & Galloway. The Steering Group will work to ensure that all associated standards are applied and monitored. Third Sector...

MSP pass Carers (Scotland) Bill

MSPs have passed the Carers (Scotland) bill following a debate in the Scottish Parliament on 4th February. Once enacted the legislation will require councils to plan how they support adult and young carers, with more people falling under this category. According to...

New resource highlights capacity building in the Third Sector

Healthcare Improvement Scotland has launched a new resource exploring capacity building. Created in partnership with Evaluation Support Scotland, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE), the Scottish Co-Production Network, and the Scottish Council for...

Health and Sport Committee call for evidence on mental health

The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee have launched a call for evidence on mental health services, support and strategy ahead of the new Parliamentary session. The committee has issued a series of questions focused on Child and Adolescent Mental...