Some matters are reserved to the UK Government at Westminster, meaning that only the UK Government can make laws on them. If a Scottish law is made that is not within devolved competence (that is, it is on a matter that is not within the powers of the Scottish Parliament to change), it becomes void, and so has no legal effect.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Hormone pregnancy tests
Medication or drugs used to treat or prevent a disease or an illness.
Any instrument, apparatus, appliance, software, implant, substance, material or other article the manufacturer intends to be used to promote health, to prevent, diagnose or treat disease, or for rehabilitation or long-term care.
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Patient Advice and Support Service
Patient Reference Group
Provides input to the Scottish Government on developing the proposals to appoint a Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland.
Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body
Specialist Reference Group Considers the roles and responsibilities of existing bodies and policies in Scotland to help set out how the Patient Safety Commissioner will work alongside these in Scotland.
Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
Scottish Patient Safety Programme