Partnership

  • On 1 April 2014, the Scottish Government’s Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill was granted royal assent. This triggered the formation of Health and Social Care Partnerships across Scotland by 1 April 2016. 
  • Fife’s Partnership has a joint budget of approximately £470m to deliver a range of community-based health and social care functions.
  • Michael Kellet is Director of Fife’s Health and Social Partnership.  Find out more about him and the Senior Leadership Team
  • An Integration Joint Board has been established by NHS Fife and Fife Council in line with the legal requirements to set up the Partnership.
  • Services will be delivered at both community level and Fife wide as appropriate to meet need.  Services integrating in Fife include:

 

  • all adult and older people Social Work Services;
  • community health services e.g. district;
  • nursing, physiotherapy and mental health services;
  • children’s community health services e.g.  health visiting;
  • housing services which provide support;
  • services to vulnerable adults and disability adaptations; and
  • the planning of some services provided in hospital e.g. medical care of the elderly.

 

  • The Strategic Plan sets out our service priorities for 2016-19 and establishes the framework in which we will use our resources as we work to meet the 9 National Outcomes.  Find out more on our Consultation Page.
  • People are living longer.  Creating a Fife Fit for the Future gives some key Fife facts and figures. 
  • Find out how the Partnership has been involving patients and service users from the earliest stage in Involving You