HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CARE COMMITTEE
14th Meeting, 2001 (Session 1)
Wednesday 9 May 2001
Also present: Malcolm Chisholm (Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care) and Andrew Wilson.
Apologies were received from Ms Nicola Sturgeon and John McAllion
The meeting opened at 9.29 am
Richard Simpson declared that he is the Director of a nursing home company based in England, is a member of the British Association for Adoption and Fostering and provides advice on adoption and fostering matters to Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling Councils which was relevant to item 1.
Margaret Jamieson and Janis Hughes declared that they are members of UNISON, which was relevant to item 1
Judith Illsley, Director of Planning and Performance, Argyll and Clyde Health Board, Michael Bews Chief Executive, Lomond and Argyll Primary Care Trust, Dr Erik Jespersen, Clinical Director, Argyll and Bute LHCC and Mr Paul Martin, Director of Nursing, Renfrewshire and Inverclyde Primary Care Trust.
Jim Devine, Scottish Organiser for Health, UNISON, Eddie Egan Chairman of the Scottish Health Committee, UNISON, John Gallacher, Lead officer for Staff Governance, UNISON
The meeting adjourned from 10.38 am to 10.47 am
National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Amendment (No.3) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/138)
The NHS 24 (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/137)
Mary Scanlon wished to register her concern over the level of consultation with members of the Health and Community Care Committee during the drafting of SSI 137. The Convener agreed to write to the Executive raising this issue.
The meeting closed at 11.55 am