Draft Regulations relating to Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act Set 1 response

thumbnail of DraftRegulationsPublicBodiesJointWorkingAct_Set1_ResponsetoScotGovt_Jul2014As far as we can see there is nothing in these regulations that refer to the Chief Officer of the Integration Joint Boards and we believe this must be addressed. In addition, although not related to this specific draft Regulation, we would offer two further general comments:

It would be helpful to have a clearer link to expectations around tackling inequalities and the relationship between Health and Social Care Partnerships and Community Planning Partnerships; and
The draft Regulations will not achieve the policy intention of the Act alone. They should form a framework within which there is room for local flexibility and exercising of effective local leadership at all levels


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