Scotland launches launches plans for National Care Service

By Heather Jameson | 02 September 2020

Scotland’s first minister has launched a review aimed at nationalising care services north of the border.

Outlining the Scottish legislative programme, Ms Sturgeon said she wanted an improved care system to be the lasting legacy of the coronavirus crisis, just as the NHS had risen out of the ashes of the second World War. She told Parliament: ‘The pandemic has reminded us of the vital importance of social care services, and of the extraordinary professionalism, dedication and compassion of those who work in that sector.

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