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Thanking our Volunteers during Volunteers Week 1 - 7 June 2020

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Published: June 01 2020 | Volunteering

National Volunteers’ Week takes place from 1-7 June every year and is a celebration across the UK of all the contributions volunteers make to their community.

Glasgow City HSCP has a range of volunteers working across its services from Youth Heath, Health Improvement, Alcohol and Drugs, Residential Care and Mental Health. We would like to thank them for all their invaluable and diverse dedicated efforts in supporting the services we provide.

COVID-19 HSCP Update

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Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) is a partnership between Glasgow City Council and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGG&C) for the planning and delivery of community health and social care services in Glasgow.

On this webpage you will find updates on the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on our health and social care services that we are responsible for.  It also includes some relevant national guidance and links to further local and national information and advice websites.

New Health and Care Hub in North East Glasgow moves Closer

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Published: June 03 2020 | Health and Care Centres

The prospect of a new £64.3 million state-of-the-art Health and Care Centre for the North East of Glasgow moved one step closer on Tuesday, 2 June. 

An interim Board meeting of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde agreed the outline business cases which will now be submitted to the Scottish Government’s Capital Investment Group for funding.

The centre, which is proposed for the Parkhead Hospital site, will bring together the key supports from a range of health and care professionals to tackle health inequalities, improve health and contribute to social regeneration.

IJB Temporary Decision Making Arrangements

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| IJB Temporary Decision Making Arrangements

The following reports were approved during the Covid-19 pandemic under the temporary decision making arrangements agreed at the IJB on 25th March 2020.

North East Health and Social Care Hub

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May 2020 | Glasgow City Integration Joint Board | Papers and Reports

Approved 13 May 2020

To seek approval of funding for the HSCP contribution of costs for the North East Health and Social Care Hub.

PPE Distribution Hub

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The Scottish Government, with the support of NHS National Service Scotland (NSS) has established Social Care Hubs within each Health & Social Care Partnership (HSCP) across Scotland, for the allocation of PPE stock to Social Care Providers.  This covers care homes; care at home providers; unpaid carers; personal assistants; sheltered housing services; supported housing; housing support; children’s homes and hospices, and all HSCP Social Work Services.

We have now set up a distribution hub from which the following can access stock of PPE:

Item No 6 - Glasgow Dementia Strategy Progress Report

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December 2017 | Integration Joint Board - Performance Scrutiny Committee | Papers and Reports

The purpose of this report is to provide an update on progress against the key actions set out in Glasgow City’s Dementia Strategy and agreed by the IJB in May 2016.

GP Out-of-Hours Service moves to Appointment Only from 1 June 2020

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Published: June 05 2020 | Primary Care

As part of a planned series of improvements to urgent primary care services, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has introduced a new appointments system within its GP out-of-hours service on a permanent basis.

The new arrangement will help create a more robust, reliable and sustainable service by reducing waiting times, enabling discrete appointments and improving access to GP out-of-hours services while also ensuring social distancing can be observed at urgent primary care centres.

Primary Care Improvement Plan - Bulletins and Additional Information

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News - 1 June 2020 - GP Out of Hours Service Moves to Appointment Only

News - 31 March 2020 - New Patient Pathway to Streamline COVID-19 Assessments