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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9. Wider context

Healthcare Improvement Scotland was asked by the Cabinet Secretary in August 2014 to consider how best to implement more comprehensive assessments of the quality of care in Scotland, which includes leadership, governance and safety. Work is underway to design this approach and Healthcare Improvement Scotland is taking care to ensure coherence between this work and the arrangements set out in this advice note.



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