Social care



Edinburgh expands 'home first' model of health and social care

Members of the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) have approved plans to accelerate approaches to care for people at home and in a homely setting.

Published 25 October 2019

Nicky Connor appointed as director of Fife's Health and Social Care Partnership

Nicky Connor has been appointed as the director of health and social care in Fife.

Published 24 October 2019

New vision for health and social care in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) has published ambitious plans to transform health and social care services in the capital.

Published 23 August 2019

West Dunbartonshire’s annual health and social care performance highlighted in new report

A new report has shown that West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (WDHSCP) is performing well in providing services to children, adults and elderly residents in the area.

Published 14 August 2019

New interim director of health and social care appointed in Fife

Nicky Connor has been appointed as the interim director of health and social care for the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership.

Published 6 August 2019

Care complaints increase 20% in four years

Complaints about care in Scotland have risen in the past four years, according to the Care Inspectorate.

Published 11 July 2019

Perth 'Smart Flat' showcases tech that helps people live independently for longer

A new 'Smart Flat' showcasing how the use of technology can support vulnerable people to continue living independently in their own homes has opened in Perth.

Published 2 July 2019

Fife care home fined after resident died after eating chlorine tablets

A care home operator has been fined £270,000 after a resident of Lomond Court Care Home in Glenrothes put chlorine tablets in his mouth and chewed them, leading to his death.

Published 7 June 2019

Elderly Scots ‘waiting too long’ for social care

Elderly people in Scotland are waiting too long to receive the social care they require, a new report has warned.

Published 28 May 2019

Susanne Millar appointed interim chief officer of Glasgow health and social care partnership

Susanne Millar has been appointed interim chief officer of the Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP).

Published 22 May 2019

Edinburgh consults on new vision for health and social care

Residents are being asked to comment on a bold new vision for way the city delivers health and social care services.

Published 7 May 2019

Health and social care priorities approved for Angus

The Angus Integration Joint Board (IJB) has approved the 2019-2022 Strategic Commissioning Plan and the priorities for health and social care in the region.

Published 26 April 2019

West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership balances books to protect frontline services

The West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (WDHSCP) said it has protected frontline services in its budget for 2019/20.

Published 2 April 2019

New chief officer to lead Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership

A new chief officer has been appointed to take forward the development of the Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership.

Published 26 March 2019

Health and social care integration ‘progressing well’ but work required

Work to ensure people get access to the health and social care services they need is progressing well but needs to happen faster, according to a joint report by the Scottish Government and COSLA.

Published 5 February 2019