Joint Improvement Team

Welcome to the Joint Improvement Team Website

Practical support to partnerships across Scotland to deliver better health, housing and social care services

JIT is a strategic improvement partnership between the Scottish Government, NHS Scotland, CoSLA, the Third Sector, the Independent Sector, and the Housing Sector, governed by the recently formed Joint Improvement Partnership Board.

Focus on partnership improvement and outcomes

We aim to work together, on a voluntary basis, with partnerships to achieve real, sustainable improvements that suit local needs and to find practical solutions which translate into positive outcomes for patients, users and carers.

What's new?

News & Events

10th March 2014

Sharing our Strengths, Stretching our Vision: 3rd Co-Production Conference

19th February 2014

Advice Note on Strategic Planning (Joint Strategic Commissioning)

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Latest Updates

Change Fund Overview Report 2013/14

This report presents an analysis of the 2013/14 mid-year reports submitted by all 32 Partnerships. This is presented as an improvement resource for use by all partners.

Change Fund Progress Report 2013/14 [1Mb]

JIT Strategy 2013 - 2016
We have identified, in discussion with our national partners, stakeholders and local partnerships, six core priorities to take us to 2016. Our priorities are mutually reinforcing and provide the best opportunities for us to support local partnerships to continue to improve outcomes for their local populations.

To find out more, you can read our Strategy or the Executive Summary version:

JIT Strategy 2013-2016 [955Kb]
JIT Strategy 2013-2-16 - Executive Summary [542Kb]

Innovation to Transformation - JIT Annual Report 2012/13
2012/13 has seen progress on many fronts for the JIT. We have inspired, supported, challenged and coached 32 Reshaping Care partnerships to use their Change Fund to drive improvement in health and care with, and for, local people. We have spread knowledge and good practice, built positive relationships with and across all sectors and supported local partners to find shared resolve, use their resources more wisely and make greater impacts on individuals, their families and their communities.

Transforming Health and Care in Scotland [6Mb]

National Telehealth and Telecare Delivery Plan
With technology playing an increasing role in our everyday lives, telehealthcare will be integrated into service development and delivery, transforming access to and availability of services in our homes and communities and more acute settings. Working in collaboration with the JIT, delivery will be supported by the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare.

National Telehealth and Telecare Delivery Plan [2Mb]