Information relating to the address and presentation on 'Grasping the nettle for change - the place of integration' given by David Williams, Chief Officer, Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership.
David was addressing the Healthcare Financial Management Association annual conference who were meeting in Clydebank on Friday 27 October 2017.
Partnership staff Rachel Bruce, lead pharmacist, and Chrissie Stuart, a practice nurse, won the Chairman’s Improving Health Category Gold Award for the More than Medicine project based at Crail GP practice, North East Locality.
The Improving Health Category commends staff who have a Healthy Working Lives idea or have implemented an initiative to improve healthy eating, smoking cessation or improving mental health.
The Partnership’s Families for Children Team was recently awarded the Best Online Campaign at the Scottish Creative Awards for their recent #opentofostering campaign. It was also Highly Commended in the Creative Strategy category - Integrated Strategy.
Cathy Coll, Service Manager at Families for Children, said: “We are delighted to have won this prestigious award. Having previously run several campaigns we were able to use our experience to plan our new campaign. We focused on cost effective digital advertising which has the advantage of being easy to analyse.”
This month we are celebrating the success of Partnership staff and projects at recent awards ceremonies. We also look at the work being done to train staff who work with people with dementia, the success of providing Money Advice Services in our health centres and a new campaign to help reduce numbers of young people smoking.
The Consultation Period for the Carers Eligibility Criteria is now finished. Following the consultation, a report was prepared and submitted, along with the proposed Eligibility Criteria, to the Glasgow City Integration Joint Board on 24 January 2018. The report and Eligibility Criteria were approved at this meeting.
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The Integration Joint Board (IJB) Performance Scrutiny Committee was established as per Item 18 of the IJB Meeting held on 20 September 2017.
Following the initial pilot of relocating the Out of Hours Emergency Homelessness Service, we are now extending the relocation period. From Monday 11 December, the Out of Hours Emergency Homelessness Service, based at Hamish Allan Centre, will be relocated for 5 days a week until further notice.
On Monday to Friday, the Out of Hours Homelessness Service will now be delivered from Glasgow City Mission. On these nights if someone is homeless and needs a service, then:
This month we celebrated the long service awards for social work staff as well as other awards received by our staff. We also have a focus on equality including the British Sign Language (BSL) Scotland Act 2015. We also look at recent activities staff have taken part in, including 16 days of Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Carers Rights Day.
Work began on the new Woodside Health and Care Centre in early March 2017 and is expected to be completed and operational by the end of 2018. The project build is on target to meet the completion date.
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