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Useful Links

USEFUL LINKS

Patient Rights (Scotland) Bill - Announcement by Nicola Sturgeon, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing

Patient Rights Bill Consultation

Public Consultation on a Patient Rights Bill for Users of the NHS in Scotland

Responses Received to the Public Consultation on a Patient Rights Bill for Users of the NHS in Scotland

Patients' Rights Bill for Users of the NHS in Scotland - Consultation Analysis Report

Scottish Government Response to the Report on a Public Consultation on a Patient Rights Bill for Users of the NHS in Scotland ( Quick Read Summaries also available)

Secondary Legislation

Draft Secondary Legislation - as at January 2011

Secondary Legislation consultation

The consultation on secondary legislation in relation to the Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011 launched on 22nd July 2011. The consultation will run for a period of 3 months, and comments are welcomed. If you wish to access the consultation, you can do so at this link : /Publications/2011/07/21152328/0

Scottish Parliament

You can follow the progress of the Patient Rights (Scotland) Bill on the Scottish Parliament website:

Stage 1
Health and Sport Committee

Written Evidence from Stakeholders

Oral Evidence Session on 8 September 2010

Oral Evidence Session on 29 September 2010

Oral Evidence Session on 6 October 2010

Health and Sport Committee's Stage 1 Report

Finance Committee

Written Evidence from Stakeholders

Oral Evidence Session on 15 June 2010

Finance Committee's Stage 1 Report

Full Parliament

Stage 1 Debate

Stage 2

Health and Sport Committee Session on 14 December 2010

Subordinate Legislation Committee Session on 1 February 2011

Subordinate Legislation Committee's Stage 2 Report

Marshalled List of Amendments

Patient Rights (Scotland) Bill - as amended at Stage 2

Explanatory Note - as amended at Stage 2

Supplementary Memorandum of Delegated Powers

Stage 3

Parliamentary Session on 24 February 2011

Marshalled List of Amendments

Patient Rights (Scotland) Bill - as passed

Patient Information

Making a Complaint About the NHS Leaflet

It's Okay to Ask Leaflet

Other Scottish Government Strategies and Programmes

Better Health, Better Care Action Plan

NHS Quality Strategy web section

Better Together: Scotland's Patient Experience Programme website

Scottish Patient Safety Programme website