Health and Social Care

  • Register Now for the NHS Event 2018

    23rd April 2018 by

    Registration is now live for the NHSScotland Event 2018, which is being held on 18 and 19 June at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow. The theme of this year’s Event is ‘Delivering Now. Improving for the Future’. Every year, the Event provides the opportunity for those working in and with the NHS in Scotland…

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  • Health & Social Care – The Occupational Therapy Contribution

    28th November 2017 by

    On the 1st November I joined around 90 Occupational Therapists and Managers in Dunblane to hear about the contribution they are making to the National Health and Wellbeing outcomes in relation to Health and Social Care Integration. Participants shared their experiences and progress within their own Partnerships and heard about approaches and models being used…

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  • Integration Team visit the Social Bite Housing Project

    23rd August 2017 by

    Nestled in a shady corner of St Andrew’s Square sits a curious little red house, inviting inquisitive visitors. So a group of us set out on a sunny afternoon to investigate. The house arrived mysteriously in the early hours of last Saturday morning with the help of two 8 tonne forklifts and a group of enthusiastic…

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  • Leadership Exchange: A Blind Date-style adventure for health and social care

    26th October 2015 by

    When I imagined my career, I definitely did not expect to become a matchmaker. But here I am, pairing people according to their needs and interests. My goal: sending you off with a perfect stranger, to embark on a stimulating journey out of the ordinary. Of course all of this is strictly professional. I co-ordinate…

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  • Carers, Caring and Care Services – We Care!

    22nd October 2015 by

    Since launching the fresh new Care Information Scotland (CIS) Service in June this year the Partnership and Engagement team at NHS 24 have been busy working with our partners and stakeholders to promote the benefits of the service. For those who look after someone, need care themselves or are planning for future care needs, this re-designed service now…

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  • The Carers Parliament 2015

    22nd October 2015 by

    The Carers Parliament was held on 6 October with carers from all across Scotland attending. Carers took part in a range of discussions on topics including employment, finances, health, services, education, and support when caring ends. There were many issues highlighted that were cross-cutting – where action or inaction in one area directly affects more…

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  • Social Work: A Recipe for the Future

    24th September 2015 by

    As the professional leadership body for social work, Social Work Scotland has a clear role in supporting the profession as we move into integrated arrangements. Our approach to this has changed as we have become more attuned to what works and what people need. Supported by Scottish Government funding, we have developed a number of…

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  • Creating a Healthier Scotland: Conversation Update

    22nd September 2015 by

    The National Conversation on health and social care is now well underway with fresh content and active social media channels. A number of great events have taken place already with many more on the way. A reminder of what the conversation is: From August 2015 to April 2016 the Scottish Government is holding a national conversation…

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  • Caring for our Carers

    22nd July 2015 by

    “At its heart, health and social care integration is about ensuring that those who use services get the right care and support whatever their needs, at any point in their care journey.” Carers Scotland believes that carers and people who use services must be at the heart of all decisions – both strategic and on an…

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  • Re-designing Care Information Scotland… We need you!

    27th February 2014 by

    Our project to re-design the Care Information Scotland is officially underway. We are expanding the site to provide care information for all carers, cared for and carer support across Scotland. This is a mammoth task and we need YOU to help us shape this service to ensure it is a useful resource. What content would you like…

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