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PE01384: Giving Voice - speech and language therapy transforms lives

Health

Petitioner: Kim Hartley on behalf of Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

Status:
Closed

Date Lodged: 06 January 2011

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate how its policies and guidelines ensure local authorities and NHS boards protect provision of quality speech and language therapy services for all people with speech/language communication support needs and/or swallowing difficulties.

Petition History:

Summary:

25 January 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, a selection of local authorities (Edinburgh, Fife, Glasgow), a selection of NHS boards (Lothian, Fife, Greater Glasgow & Clyde), RNID (Scotland) and the National Autistic Society (Scotland) seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. Link to Official Report 25 January 2011

22 February 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points and to invite, in its legacy paper, the Session 4 Public Petitions Committee to give further consideration to the petition. Link to Official Report 22 February 2011

20 September 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government seeking a response to specific points. Link to Official Report of 20 September 2011 

29 November 2011: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, the NHS and the Additional Support Needs Tribunal for Scotland. Link to Official Report 29 November 2011

21 February 2012: The Committee agreed to await the outcome of the Scottish Government’s consultation on its AHP National Delivery Plan before considering the issues raised in the petition again. Link to Official Report 21 February 2012 (429KB pdf)

12 June 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 12 June 2012 (382KB pdf)

18 September 2012: The Committee agreed to refer the petition under Rule 15.6.2 to the Health and Sport Committee. Link to Official Report 18 September 2012 (450KB pdf)

6 November 2012: The Health and Sport Committee considered a petition by Kim Hartley on behalf of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate how its policies and guidelines ensure local authorities and NHS boards protect provision of quality speech and language therapy services for all people with speech/language communication support needs and/or swallowing difficulties. The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and COSLA. Link to Official Report 6 November 2012 (315KB pdf)

5 February 2013: The Health and Sport Committee considered a petition by Kim Hartley on behalf of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate how itspolicies and guidelines ensure local authorities and NHS boards protect provision of quality speech and language therapy services for all people with speech/language communication support needs and/or swallowing difficulties. The Committee agreed to keep the petition open and to write to local authorities
to seek further information. Link to Official Report 5 February 2013 (328KB pdf)

25 February 2014: The Health and Sport Committee agreed to defer consideration of this item. Link to Official Report 25 February 2014 (645KB pdf)

4 March 2014: The Health and Sport Committee considered petition PE1384 by Kim Hartley on behalf of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate how its policies and guidelines ensure local authorities and NHS boards protect provision of quality speech and language therapy services for all people with speech/language communication support needs and/or swallowing difficulties. The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, drawing its attention to the survey of NHS boards and local authorities and seeking its comments. Link to Official Report 4 March 2014 (619KB pdf)

6 May 2014: The Health and Sport Committee considered a petition by Kim Hartley on behalf of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to demonstrate how its policies and guidelines ensure local authorities and NHS boards protect provision of quality speech and language therapy services for all people with speech/language communication support needs and/or swallowing difficulties. The Committee agreed to keep the petition open. Link to Official Report 6 May 2014 (601KB pdf)

8 March 2016: The Health and Sport Committee agreed to close the petition but to also include some issues in its forthcoming legacy paper. Link to Official Report 8 March 2016   

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