PVG scheme for members of boards of health bodies: consultation

Consultation on proposals to make it a requirement for members of Boards of Health Bodies to be members of the PVG Scheme.

PVG Scheme Membership for Members of Boards of Health Bodies


1. The purpose of this paper is to explore proposals for members of the Boards of Health Bodies to become members of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (“ PVG”) Scheme.

2. Please note that the term Health Bodies relates to all Health Boards and Special Health Boards as constituted under Section 2 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (“the 1978 Act”) as well as the Common Services Agency (“the Agency” otherwise known as NHS National Services Scotland) and Healthcare Improvement Scotland both also constituted under the 1978 Act.


Laurie Whyte

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