Date lodged: 28 November 2016
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-03842 by Maureen Watt on 2 November 2016, whether it will introduce guidance to encourage those that receive funding from the mental health innovation fund to work on a public-social partnership basis.
Answered by: Maureen Watt 12 December 2016
Guidance for the mental health innovation fund was provided in the letter requesting proposals which was sent to range of stakeholders, including NHS boards, on 20 March 2015. The priority areas for this fund are CAMHS, and to develop innovative approaches to delivering mental health services.