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Mental Health Services in Tayside (Independent Inquiry)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 11th March 2020.

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I thank the minister for her statement and I welcome the changes to the governance arrangements for in-patient beds. I thank David Strang for the meeting last week, and I particularly thank those who shared personal experiences with the inquiry.

How will NHS Tayside take forward the 51 recommendations, particularly those that relate to the building of trust and respect between patients and their families, staff and NHS Tayside? What capacity does the board have in mental health leadership to drive forward the changes that are required? Finally—