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 133 Scottish & Local Government ‘Verity House Agreement’

This briefing looks at the 'Verity House Agreement', announced by First Minister Humza Yousaf and COSLA President Councillor Shona Morrison ...
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Winter preparedness – response to Health, Social Care & Sport Committee

This is UNISON Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Health, Social Care and Sport Committee’s call for evidence[1] for the ...
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Survey Report on Social Work Paraprofessionals

Our survey confirms that social work paraprofessionals are increasingly carrying out the roles of qualified social workers but without the ...
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Briefing 125 – Occupational Therapists and a National Social Work Agency

This briefing is about the intended remit of the proposed National Social Work Agency. This remit includes workforce matters and ...
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Briefing 124 – A National Social Work Agency

The Scottish Government proposes to create a National Social Work Agency. It would sit within government as part of a ...