Health and Social Care
Common Weal Dundee: How workers and trade unionists sent Dundee City Council away to think again on care reforms
The local Common Weal group in Dundee reports on a recent local meeting in which members of the community won a victory against a poorly developed care plan - but the battle is not yet won
DUNDEE CITY CHAMBERS was the venue for a lively meeting of the policy and resources committee last month when more than 50 members of the city’s social care employees and their trade union representatives crammed into the public areas.
Richard Leonard interview: Social care in Scotland “is not working” for both staff and patients
CommonSpace’s David Thomson speaks to Scottish Labour’s Richard Leonard about his bid to replace Kezia Dugdale as the next leader of the party
SCOTTISH LABOUR’S Richard Leonard has said that social care in Scotland “is not working” for both staff and patients.
In an interview with CommonSpace, the Scottish Labour leadership candidate elaborated on intentions he stated at his campaign launch last month that he will initiate a “comprehensive and root and branch review of social care”.
Audit Scotland: More work needed to spread benefit of radical change in social care
Report from Audit Scotland finds new joint integration boards are a long way from providing self-directed support to all
SPENDING WATCHDOG Audit Scotland has warned that not every patient is getting the right to choose and control their social care across Scotland.
Scottish Labour accused of “hypocrisy” over plans to tackle health staff shortages
Scottish Labour has been accused of “hypocrisy” by the SNP over plans to deal with staff shortages within health service
THE SNP has accused Scottish Labour of “hypocrisy” over its plans to tackle staff shortages in healthcare in Scotland.