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

Social Care Services – Meeting of the Parliament, 15 September 2011

Does the minister agree that we are trying to make a virtue out of financial necessity—a financial necessity that has been forced on us not only by the coalition Government in London but by previous Labour Governments? Through their gross economic mismanagement, we are now in the position of doing t…

Tailored Social Care Support Options

MSP Bill Walker has welcomed steps taken by the Scottish Government to put choice and control at the heart of social care packages, hailing it as good news for those in Dunfermline receiving care. Read more of this post