National Care Service: fairer Scotland duty assessment

Fairer Scotland duty assessment for the National Care Service (Scotland) Bill.


Throughout the consultation period the Scottish Government engaged with stakeholders and organisations representing people with lived experience of homelessness, poverty and use of drug and alcohol services.

Feedback from those sessions and from consultation responses showed overall support for the Scottish Government's proposals for the NCS, and a view that it is essential that public services are delivered using an integrated approach.

The Scottish Recovery Consortium described hearing a wealth of negative experiences relating to care evidencing a clear need for significant change, and described a postcode lottery for the delivery of services.



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