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Question ref. S6W-00741
Asked by: Martin Whitfield, South Scotland, Scottish Labour
Date lodged: 16 June 2021


To ask the Scottish Government how the NHS Recovery Plan will support delivery of the commitment to a Right to Rehab.

Current status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 2 July 2021


As part of the wider recovery from the pandemic, the Scottish Government launched the Framework for Rehabilitation & Recovery from COVID-19 in August 2020. The Framework puts in place clear principles, priorities and objectives to support increasing demand and to provide high quality person-centred rehabilitation in different settings.

The Framework will closely align to existing rehabilitation pathways and strategies and a Once for Scotland Approach will be developed and provide a practical, accessible strategy to deliver quality rehabilitation to everyone who needs it.

Our overall vision is for everyone with rehabilitation needs to be able to access the care and support to live well on their own terms.

Remobilising and supporting our NHS remains a priority and we will shortly publish our NHS Recovery Plan that will clearly set out how we will continue to support all patients to receive the highest quality of care.