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Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 3 – Considerations in preparing integration scheme

15.Section 3 requires the local authority and Health Board to consider the integration planning principles and the national health and wellbeing outcomes when preparing an integration scheme. This provides a link with the national outcomes for health and wellbeing from the outset of the integration process, and underpins the purpose of integrating services.

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