Working in partnership with scrutiny bodies: advice note

This advice note summarises the powers and responsibilities of our respective health and social care scrutiny bodies and sets out the rationale for how Integration Authorities can work jointly with these organisations.

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[1] The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

[2] The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (National Health and Wellbeing Outcomes) (Scotland) Regulations 2014

[3] Section 106 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973

[4] The Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

[5] The National Health Services (Scotland) Act 1978

[6] In its founding legislation this body is still called Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS)

[7] The Local Government in Scotland Act 2003


[9] The Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003



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