29 September 2021

National commissioning of social care brings huge benefits

Our CE, Julie Welsh, recently spoke to Holyrood Magazine about the significant benefits our social care work is bringing

At a time when the UK Government is looking at a national commissioning approach for social care, we were delighted to talk to Holyrood Magazine about the national approach we’ve been leading in Scotland for a decade.

Our Chief Executive, Julie Welsh, told the magazine about the benefits national commissioning can bring to social care services: “Good commissioning and procurement can help implement policy changes and drive social benefits as well as ensuring best value. Our procurement and commissioning activity for care services has always been about transparency, sustainability and quality. While being mindful of affordability, we never seek to reduce costs.”

Read the article here: Holyrood