The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership, responsible for delivering community and bed-based health and social care services for adults in Edinburgh, want to build thriving communities in Edinburgh and embrace the opportunity to create a different type of relationship with residents, communities and organisations across the city. The Partnership are starting a conversation to build the Edinburgh Pact. The Edinburgh Pact will be an agreement between the Partnership and everyone who lives and works in Edinburgh. Our first step is
Invitation from Penny Richardson (Formally Pilton Community Health Project) Assessing impact is an important part of NHS Lothian’s decision making process and an IIA is a mechanism which enables the needs of different groups to be considered. NHS Lothian are committed to 3 core objectives in relation to equality and rights:
While some improvements have been made to the delivery of health and social care services, 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 system.
The second meeting of the innovation fund working group was held in City Chambers today, chaired by Stephanie-Anne Harris. The group aims to deliver a working process in order to best allocate the fund, of which £100,000 will be available each year 2019 through 2021. The group looked at more detail at a potential application process. Discussion was focussed around the first stage which was felt should be no more than 2 A4 pages and questions left quite broad in