Claire Sweeney: Differing targets between mental health and drugs and alcohol presents a challenge
Posted on 15-12-2009
Claire describes the additional layers of complexity resulting from differing priorities between bodies. She explains they could improve services by sharing resource and accountability.

Claire Sweeney

Public Reporting Group

Location: Scotland

Claire is currently Portfolio manager, Audit Scotland.¬†Claire Sweeney has worked for Audit Scotland for five years and is responsible for national reviews of performance in primary and community care. She has led on and carried out reports relating to mental health, drugs and alcohol, GP out-of-hours services and the major pay contracts in the NHS.…

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