News & Events

Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership is committed to communicating with the people who it works with and supports so that they are kept up to date on developments and are aware of what is happening within the Partnership. Our Communications Strategy outlines how we are doing this.

On this webpage you will find some of the current news stories and events within the Partnership that may be of interest, which may also feature on Twitter. The Partnership also regularly publishes its own Health and Social Care Integration Newsletter.

If you would like any Partnership news items or events to be featured on this webpage or in the Partnership’s newsletter, then please email GCHSCP_Communications@glasgow.gov.uk.

Latest News

Residents Settle into Stunning New Care Home

Published: | Social Care

Residents of two former Glasgow care homes are settling into a stunning new facility built as part of an £112.5million investment programme. Victoria Gardens is a new 70 bed care home built on the site of the former Blawarthill Hospital in Knightswood.

Supporting Breastfeeding - Govanhill Baby Cafe's 5th Birthday

Published: | Breastfeeding, Children and Families

Over 1,200 new mothers have benefited from support from Glasgow Baby Cafės in the last five years, according to new figures from the National Childbirth Trust (NCT).

Meander for Mental Health Film Now Available

Published: | Mental Health, Health Improvement

A film about the successful Meander for Mental Health 2019 event, held on 14 September 2019 is now available on Youtube.

Health and Social Care Integration Newsletter

Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership’s Health and Social Care Integration Newsletter highlights some of the good and important work and successes that are happening across the Partnership. It also includes the Chief Officer’s message. It is usually published bi-monthly, and the current and past editions of the newsletter are available at the below links. From time-to-time, the Partnership also publishes special bulletins on specific developments or events.

December 2019

Welcome to the December 2019 Newsletter. This month we recognise the achievements of staff at the NHSGGC Celebrating Success Awards. In the Public Health Local Staff Award category, the Prison Smokefree Services Team, hosted by Glasgow City HSCP, received the Celebrating Success Local Staff Award.

We also look at the range of activities to increase awareness of dementia and other supports for mental health.

GCHSCP Primary Care Improvement Plan Bulletin 4 - November 2019

Latest news on the GCHSCP Primary Care Improvement Plan (PCIP).

October 2019

In this month's we recognise and celebrate the achievements of our staff with a feature on our Partnership’s Staff Awards for Excellence. We also look at the importance of having a Power of Attorney in place and how the Equipu Community Equipment Partnership is helping people to remain in their own homes. Our Communications Survey is also launched on 1 November.