Results 41–60 of 590 for speaker:Clare Haughey

Scottish Parliament: Secure Accommodation (Unlawful Detention of At-risk Children) (8 Jun 2021)

Clare Haughey: Secure care is one of the most intensive and restrictive forms of alternative care in Scotland. Depriving a child of their liberty in secure units, even when that is essential for their safety and welfare, has a profound effect on them and such decisions should always be legally justifiable, rights proofed and transparent. Following the examination of 119 cases of children who were placed in...

Scottish Parliament: Secure Accommodation (Unlawful Detention of At-risk Children) (8 Jun 2021)

Clare Haughey: I am sure that the member is aware that it is for local authorities to ensure that they comply with the law and that chief social work officers fulfil their duties. The commissioner’s report highlights inconsistencies in the recording of the engagement with children and young people, but I did not detect concerns from it about the necessity or appropriateness of placement decisions....

Scottish Parliament: Secure Accommodation (Unlawful Detention of At-risk Children) (8 Jun 2021)

Clare Haughey: The report asks that the Scottish Government work with partners to consider whether the existing law is compatible with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and make any necessary amendments to strengthen legal protections of children’s rights. It is important that we get it right for every child, regardless of his or her circumstances. We will work closely with COSLA...

Scottish Parliament: Secure Accommodation (Unlawful Detention of At-risk Children) (8 Jun 2021)

Clare Haughey: I understand from the report that, during the investigation, 17 local authorities had already taken steps to review their policy and practice, which is welcome. However, all local authorities must ensure that they have undertaken a similar process.

Scottish Parliament: Oaths and Affirmations (13 May 2021)

Clare Haughey: took the oath.

Scottish Parliament: Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Covid-19) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: We have invested significantly in additional mental health support for children and young people during the pandemic. We also continue to monitor surveys, research and referral rates to provide us with an understanding of how children and young people are feeling during the coronavirus pandemic to ensure that the right help and support are available. In November, we announced an additional...

Scottish Parliament: Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Covid-19) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: The transition and recovery plan takes a number of actions to progress improvement on access to CAMHS and psychological therapies. Those actions include the implementation of our CAMH service specification and provision of payload improvement support for the seven national health service boards with the longest wait times. That will help to clearly identify the challenges in those service...

Scottish Parliament: Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Covid-19) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: —for whom using a digital medium is not always suitable. At that time, I assured the committee—

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Services (Demand) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: The Scottish Government is working closely with national health service boards to assess the impact of Covid-19 on mental health services in terms of both demand and capacity, which includes anticipatory workforce planning that boards are considering as part of their wider plans to remobilise services.

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Services (Demand) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: Alex Rowley will be aware that, on 16 February, the Scottish Government announced £120 million for the mental health recovery and renewal fund, which will ensure the delivery of our mental health transition and recovery plan, including a programme of tailored work that will help individual boards to respond effectively to the anticipated increase in demand in the months ahead. Mental health...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Services (Demand) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: The £120 million that has been announced for the mental health recovery and renewal fund will ensure that our mental health transition and recovery plan is delivered. That covers all patients who are new to mental health services and those with existing mental health conditions. Alongside our tailored improvement support for national health service boards, the funding will support our...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Service (Staffing) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: Our transition and recovery plan lays out the actions that are designed to support mental health needs across Scotland. It includes a commitment to develop a renewal programme for mental health services and to undertake an assessment of future workforce needs. Additionally, we are working with national health service boards to assess the impact of Covid-19 on mental health services. That...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Service (Staffing) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: Mental health is and will continue to be an absolute priority for the Government. Last week, we announced £120 million for the mental health recovery and renewal fund, which is the single largest investment in mental health in the history of devolution. That is in addition to the £142.1 million that had already been allocated to mental health in the 2021-22 budget. Our recovery and renewal...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Service (Staffing) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: The Scottish Government financially supports a wide range of third sector organisations that contribute to its improvement agenda for mental health and wellbeing. We know that the Covid-19 pandemic has had and will continue to have a substantial impact on the mental health of the population, and our transition and recovery plan recognises the role of the third sector in the delivery of our...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Services (Rural Areas) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: As part of our national health service remobilisation process, health boards were asked to submit plans that include mental health services, and we have been working closely with all territorial boards, including those covering rural areas, throughout the pandemic to plan the recovery of services across Scotland. The needs of rural areas are taken into account both in response to the pandemic...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Services (Rural Areas) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: The needs of rural areas and their communities are taken into account in our response to the pandemic and our plan for recovery. We have provided a range of funding to support mental health, including an expansion of the NHS 24 mental health hub phone lines, so that service is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week; increasing capacity of the breathing space telephone and web support...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health Services (Rural Areas) (25 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: I am very familiar with mental health services in Shetland, having visited them on a couple of occasions. I commend them for the work that they have done. CAMHS staffing under this Scottish National Party Government has increased by 76 per cent, but we recognise that there has been an increase in demand, and there has been an impact on waiting times due to Covid restrictions. However,...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health (17 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: I thank Alex Cole-Hamilton for taking my intervention, although he would not take Ms Todd’s. I take it that the member will welcome the announcement that was made yesterday by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance about the additional £120 million going to mental health.

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health (17 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: This is a critically important topic that unites all members. The mental health impacts of the pandemic have brought new and significant challenges across Scotland. We have been through several stages of lockdown, restrictions and recovery. Each of those phases has had a widespread impact on the mental health and wellbeing of people across the country. The experience has been psychologically...

Scottish Parliament: Mental Health (17 Feb 2021)

Clare Haughey: We certainly value the work of the third sector, and we work closely and engage with those organisations at Government and ministerial levels. If Jamie Greene acquaints himself with our plan, “Mental Health—Scotland’s Transition and Recovery”, he will see exactly where we are going with mental health services across the piece—from challenging stigma through to our specialist...


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