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Alliance Scotland

Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland update - 10 April 2013


The ALLIANCE Annual Conference is now only 3 weeks away!  

For a limited time only we are offering ALLIANCE members a two for one offer to attend this event.  To take up this opportunity, bookings must be returned by 19 April.

Workshops include contributions from

  • Scottish Human Rights Commission on Scotland's National Action Plan
  • Dementia Carer Voices on Supporting Rights and the Carer Voice
  • SAMH on Embedding a Human Rights Based Approach
  • British Institute of Human Rights looking at Human Rights in Practice
  • NHS Tayside, Health Equity as a Human Right
  • Stroke Association, Strenghtening Protection of Human Rights in Health and Social Care 

Visit our website for further information about the conference read more


  • NHS24 seeking views about referrals for treatment and advice for musculoskeletal condition read more
  • Ministerial Task Force on Health Inequalities to meet the Third Sector read more
  • ALLIANCE leads UK representation in European Patients’ Academy on Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI) read more

Parliament and Government

Current consultations:

  • The ALLIANCE welcomes the publication of the See Hear Sensory Framework, consultation deadline, 28 June read more
  • Cross Border Healthcare & Patient Mobility: Public Consultation on Scotland’s Transposition and Implementation of Directive 2011/24 EU on the Application of Patients’ Rights in Cross-border Healthcare, deadline 14 June, read more

  • A Healthier Scotland: Consultation on Creating a New Food Body, deadline 22 May, read more

Tweets of the Week


  • How use of technology can help patients understand and manage their conditions, 17 April, Scottish Parliament (scroll down) read more
  • Project Ginsberg, Life Designs Hack Weekend, 19 - 21 April, Edinburgh read more
  • Scottish Government Learning Disability Strategy Launch, 29 May, Edinburgh read more
  • Self-Directed Support, the Future of Personalised Services, 2 May, Edinburgh read more

For more, please visit alliance-scotland.org.uk »