Working Groups

Below is a summary of the various working groups that we are members of. Our role in these groups is to promote independent advocacy, improve understanding of the different types of advocacy and ensure that the impact of advocacy is highlighted.

If you would like more information regarding any of the working groups or our work in general please contact us

Children’s Hearing Advocacy Forum

Centre for Mental Health and Incapacity Law, Rights and Policy Expert Advisory Group – Edinburgh Napier University

General Medical Council UK Advisory Forum

Mental Health Tribunal Scotland Advocacy Reference Group

Mental Health Tribunal Scotland User and Carer Reference Group

Mental Welfare Commission Advisory Board

National Care Standards Development Review Group

Nursing and Midwifery Council Revalidation Programme

Our Voice Steering Group

Patient Advice and Support Service Advisory Board

Rights for Life Steering Group

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Intermediaries Network

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Policy Committee

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Policy Officers Network

Scottish Government Administrative Justice Advisory Group

Scottish Government Person Centre Stakeholder Reference Group

Scottish Government Mental Health Act Implementation Reference Group

Scottish Government Mental Health Person Centred Care Indicators

Scottish Legal Complaints Commission Consumer Panel

Scottish Mental Health Partnership

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Sounding Board

Welfare Advocacy Support Project