NHS Fife health and social care integration

NHSDunfermline MSP Bill Walker has welcomed Fife NHS Board’s recent establishment of a Shadow Integrated Health & Social Care Partnership Board, which will work alongside the current Community Health Partnership Committees and oversee developments.

The new board will take an integrated partnership approach for NHS and Social Work services in Fife. It will reduce barriers between the services and ensure those in need of support are able to remain as independent as possible. Read more of this post

Question S4W-10634: Access to Pharmacies in Rural Areas

Bill Walker: To ask the Scottish Government how it ensures that people in rural areas have access to local pharmacies.

Date Lodged: 26/10/2012 Read more of this post

Question S4W-10633: NHS Self-management Programmes for Osteoarthritis

Bill Walker: To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to formally evaluate the NHS self-management programmes available for people with osteoarthritis.

Date Lodged: 26/10/2012 Read more of this post