Health and Social Care Partnership

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership

Welcome to the Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP).

Argyll and Bute Council and NHS Highland in Argyll and Bute have brought together all health services and all adult and children/families social work services, as the Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP).

What does this mean?

In brief, GPs, hospitals, health workers, social care staff and others are going to work increasingly side-by-side to share information and take a much more co-ordinated approach to the way services are delivered.

Our Vision

Our vision is to deliver services that help people in Argyll and Bute to live longer, healthier, happier and independent lives.

We would like to achieve this vision with you.

How the HSCP works

Integrated Joint Board        

The Board is responsible for the planning, resourcing and overseeing the delivery of integrated services. Membership of the Board is made up of elected councillors, NHS Highland Board members and representatives from the independent and third sectors, patient/service users, staff and carers. You can read the minutes and agendas of previous meetings here on our website, and find out details of upcoming meetings below

Members of the public are invited to attend and observe these meetings. The agenda and papers will be available here before the meetings. All meetings are from 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Wednesday 25th January 2017
1.30pm, Council Chambers, Kilmory, Lochgilphead

Wednesday 29th March 2017
1.30pm, Council Chambers, Kilmory, Lochgilphead

Wednesday 31st May 2017
1.30pm, Army Cadet Drill Hall, Manse Brae, Lochgilphead (behind St Margaret's Church)

Wednesday 2nd August 2017
1.30pm, Council Chambers, Kilmory, Lochgilphead

Wednesday 27th September 2017
1.30pm, Council Chambers, Kilmory, Lochgilphead

Wednesday 29th November 2017
1.30pm, Council Chambers, Kilmory, Lochgilphead

The agendas and papers will be available here before the meetings.

Code of conduct for members of the Argyll and Bute Integration Joint Board (IJB)

Management Team            

The Integrated Management Team brings together practitioners from both health and social care services. 

Strategic Plan                      

The Plan sets out how the HSCP will work to deliver its vision over the next three years. The Plan was developed with our communities, staff and service users following consultation at the end of 2015.

Financial Statements

Equalities Framework

Mainstream Report and Equalities Outcome Framework 2016 - 2020

Publication Scheme – Guide to Information

Keeping up to date

The HSCP will be producing a regular newsletter highlighting progress and service

news. Before the HSCP came into force on 1 April 2016, we produced a series of

newsletters. The two most recent editions are available below.

February 2016

December 2016

Integrated Care Fund

The Scottish Government is providing Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCPs) across Scotland with a source of funding over the next 3 years through the Integrated Care Fund.

You can find out more information about the fund and how to make an application on the NHS Highland website

Other News

Public drop-in events across Argyll and Bute - find out more about the interim move of inpatient mental health services in Lochgilphead - updated 30th November
(Please note that the time of the Islay event and the date of the Mull event have been changed)

Inpatient mental health services in Lochgilphead - update 18th July 2017

Relocation of inpatient mental health services in Lochgilphead

Inpatient mental health services in Argyll and Bute Hospital

Inpatient mental health services in Lochgilphead - updated 22nd December 2016

Struan Lodge and Thomson Court service redesign

Joint Statement on the future of Auchinlee care home