Social care



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

Staff vacancies in Scotland’s care sector on the rise

More than half of adult care homes and care at home services in Scotland have staff vacancies which are significantly above the national average, according to a new report.

Published 17 January 2019

Better collaboration needed to deliver health and social care integration, warns auditor

Integration authorities, councils and NHS boards need to show a stronger commitment to collaborative working to achieve the real long term benefits of an integrated health and social care system, according to the Accounts Commission.

Published 15 November 2018

CIPFA welcomes new health and social care financial framework

A new medium term financial framework for Scotland’s health and social care has been welcomed by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).

Published 5 October 2018

Queens Cross older people’s service reducing health and social care pressures

Queens Cross Housing Association’s new Older People’s Service (OPS) is helping reduce pressure on more costly health and social care services.

Published 2 October 2018

Borders health and social care team shortlisted for national award

The Scottish Borders Health & Social Care Partnership’s Community Capacity Building team (CCB) has been shortlisted for the finals of the iESE (Improvement and Efficiency Social Enterprise) Public Sector Transformation Awards 2018.

Published 28 February 2018

Preferred candidate revealed to lead Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Judith Proctor has been recommended as the preferred candidate for the post of chief officer of the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board and director of the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

Published 21 February 2018

Moray Council to tax second homeowners with 2018/19 budget

Moray Council is to scrap its Council Tax discount for those with a second home as the local authority set its budget for 2018/19 to secure more than £6.6 million of savings.

Published 15 February 2018

Care home closure ‘rings alarm bells’ across sector

A charity for older people is calling for urgent action to protect vulnerable residents amid rising costs and closures across Scotland’s care sector.

Published 9 February 2018

New head of health and community care appointed in West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership (HSCP), which is responsible for delivering all local primary care, community health and social care services, has appointed a new head of health and community care.

Published 25 January 2018