What do you think about the future of the health and social care services in Fife? Your views are important – let us know what you think by completing our short survey.
Launch message from Michael Kellet, Director Fife’s Health & Social Care Partnership, Fiona McKay, Head of Head of Strategic Planning Performance and Commissioning anc Cllr Rosemary Liewald, Chair of the Integration Joint Board.
Fife Council and NHS Fife are working together as the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership in line with Scottish Government policy (known as the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act), with the aim of offering seamless services and better experiences of care, especially for people with long-term conditions and disabilities.
The challenges and opportunities that we face together are enormous with:
Fife’s population getting older:
- • the number of people aged over 75 years predicted to increase by 44.6% by 2024; and
• many more people living with more than one long-term condition.
The plan is a fantastic opportunity for all of us; individuals, staff, partners, communities and representatives from the third and independent sectors to use our collective experience, knowledge and skills to drive forward new and innovative ways of working in local communities and achieve change.
Since 2016 we have made significant progress in a number of areas and will continue to redesign and consult on new ways of working by looking at the needs of the population of Fife and continue to shape our plan around those needs.
Using feedback from various groups we have produced a draft plan.
We now need more views. Do you think the plan will meet your needs not just for now but for the next three years? We will listen to what you tell us, and then produce our final Strategic Plan for 2019-22. Please have a look over the draft plan before completing the survey.
Please take the time to complete the survey – your views will help inform what our health and social care priorities are for the next three years.
If you would like either the draft Strategic Plan or online survey questions in an alternative format or a paper copy then please phone us on 01592 583136.
The closing date for responses is Sunday 12 May 2019.