PE1871: Full review of mental health services
Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to carry out a full review of mental health services in Scotland to include the referral process; crisis support; risk assessments; safe plans; integrated services working together; first response support and the support available to families affected by suicide.
Petitioner: Karen McKeown on behalf of Shining lights for change
Status: Under consideration
Date published: 24 May 2021
Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration
22 September 2021: The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care. The Committee also agreed to write to the Royal College Of Psychiatrists, Samaritans, the Scottish Association for Mental Health.
9 March 2022: The Committee agreed to invite the petitioner and the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care to give evidence to the Committee at a future meeting. It also agree to write to the petitioner to highlight the upcoming recruitment for a Lived Experience Panel being established by the Scottish Government and the Health and Social Care Alliance.
9 November 2022: The Committee took evidence from petitioner Karen McKeown. The Committee agreed to consider the evidence heard at a future meeting.
08 February 2023: The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care.