National Care Service

This page is being updated with news about UNISON Scotland’s campaigning on the Independent Review of Adult Social Care and National Care Service plans.

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Briefing 144: National Social Work Agency – NCS Bill Stage 2 Amendments

This briefing gives an update on plans for a National Social Work Agency now that the  Scottish Government has published ...
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Briefing 143 National Care Service Bill: Reform of Integrated Joint Boards

This briefing gives an overview of the IJB reforms set out in the government’s Stage 2 amendments to the NCS ...
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Briefing 141 – National Care Service Bill Update

The General Principles of the National Care Service Bill were approved by Parliament on 29 February. This briefing summarises where ...
Press Release

Vote down the National Care Service Bill, UNISON urges MSPS

Scotland’s largest union, UNISON, is urging MSPs not to support the National Care Service Bill being voted on in Holyrood ...
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Briefing 140 – National Social Work Agency Update

This briefing sets out the current proposals for a National Social Work Agency. These plans are still under discussion and ...