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ihub: A New Dawn

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The JIT becomes part of the new Improvement Hub As of 01 April 2016, the majority of the JIT’s functions – primarily those related to health & social care integration improvement activity – are moving out of the Scottish Government and into the new ‘ihub’, hosted by Healthcare Improvement Scotland. Almost 12 years after being created by […]

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Framework Agreement for Improvement Associates working on Health and Social Care Integration

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Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) are looking for independent contractors to be part of our new Framework Agreement for Improvement Associates working on Health and Social Care Integration in Scotland. These individuals will support local and national projects identified by HIS. These projects will help partners to achieve the nine national health and wellbeing outcomes. Those […]

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Technology Enabled Care – Guidance for 2016-18

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Funding guidance now available for the next two years of the TEC Programme.   The main focus of the programme remains on ensuring that outcomes for individuals, in home or community settings, are improved through the application of technology as an integral part of quality cost-effective care and support. The ‘technology’ within this extends to the application […]

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New Falls Prevention & Management Tools

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A Scottish conference on Falls Prevention was brought to a standstill today (Wednesday 30 September) when a group of older people performed a flash mob dance to 80s Banarama pop hit “It Ain’t What You Do (Its The Way That You Do It)”. The group, from one of North Lanarkshire Leisure’s Strength and Balance Exercise […]

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Strategic Commissioning: an essential learning resource

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Staff working in health, social care, the independent and third sectors can now access a valuable educational resource that helps them learn about the role of strategic commissioning and its importance in the context of health and social care integration in Scotland. Developed by the Joint Improvement Team (JIT) in collaboration with the Scottish Social […]

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