Registration for this year's NHS Scotland Event (30th-31st May, Glasgow) is now open and is FREE. We were delighted that VHS was invited to put forward three of our member organisations to present sessions and we encourage you to register to attend these, and indeed the whole event. The aim of the … [Read more...] about Third sector partners in force at NHS Scotland event 30-31 May 2019
Briefing and discussion An opportunity for third sector organisations to actively engage with Audit Scotland on their latest progress report and recommendations on integration: Health and Social Care Integration: Update on Progress published 15th November 2018. The report says significant … [Read more...] about Audit Scotland Review of Health and Social Care Integration
Earlier this year VHS organised two round table discussions to support Audit Scotland’s engagement with the third sector during its second review of health and social care integration (H&SCI). We anticipate that their report will be published shortly, but meantime we are publishing our note of … [Read more...] about Audit Scotland reviews health and social care integration
The third sector is a key collaborator in Scotland’s ambitious new Digital Health and Care Strategy. At this free, important and practical event organised by the ALLIANCE, SCVO, CCPS and VHS you will find out about the next steps for implementing that Strategy and discuss what actions your … [Read more...] about Implementing the Digital Health and Care Strategy across the third sector
VHS is holding another round table to facilitate engagement between Audit Scotland and members of the Third Sector Health and Social Care Collaborative. Hosted at the Audit Scotland offices in Edinburgh, this timely meeting takes place not long before the formal publication of Audit Scotland's … [Read more...] about Third Sector Health and Social Care Collaborative Round Table with Audit Scotland
We are told that extensive planning is under way to prepare the health service for a no-deal Brexit scenario in England. But what about Brexit’s implications for health and social care in Scotland – how much do we know and understand? At this event there will be a full briefing from Erin McGinley … [Read more...] about Brexit and Health Briefing
VHS was part of a group of third sector intermediaries that collaborated to submit a paper to the Ministerial Strategic Group (MSG) for Health and Community Care for consideration at its March 2018 meeting. It was drafted by SCVO, CCPS, and the Health and Social Care ALLIANCE, with support from … [Read more...] about Third and Independent Sector Engagement with Health and Social Care Integration
There has been a lot of third sector led activity relating to Link worker initiatives. Voluntary Health Scotland have tried to capture some of this in our recent publication Gold Star Exemplars, which aims to showcase Third sector approaches to Community Link Working across Scotland. Our report is … [Read more...] about Community Link Working: What is happening?