Appointment of NHS Fife Non-Executive Board Member

NHS Fife is looking for a new Non-Executive member to join its Board. Non-Executive members play an important role in shaping healthcare, guiding the strategies which address health priorities, the needs of the local population, and the delivery of services. The NHS Fife Board, as a board of governance, has responsibility for a wide range…

Seen Something? Say Something this National Adult Protection Day

If you think an adult’s being harmed, get it checked out.  It’s right to act on your suspicions. Fife people are being urged to act on their instinct if they think an adult is being harmed, neglected or taken advantage of, says Fife Adult Support and Protection Committee (ASPC). The ASPC is supporting National Adult…

Affected by cancer? We want to hear from you.

Have you or someone close to you been affected by cancer?   As part of a new £1m investment, Macmillan and Fife Health and Social Care Partnership really want to hear your views and experience to help us shape and influence an innovative support service. We are holding engagement events across Fife. The events will take place…

START team supporting people from hospital to home

 As health and social care teams continue to work round the clock responding to the increased demand over winter, a new initiative to safely support people to return home from hospital sooner is proving its worth. Rosemary Grubb, Maureen Swanston and Jennifer Gallacher from the team talk about the huge benefit the new approach is…

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Care At Home Team Fife Business Awards 2018 Finalists

Congratulations to everyone in Fife Health and Social Care Partnership’s Care At Home Service who have been made it through as finalists in the Fife Business Awards 2018. Their submission, under the category ‘Success Through Innovation’, tells the story of the roll out of Total Mobile across Fife, where the use of cutting edge technology…

Are you prepared for winter?

Winter can be a difficult time, especially for many older people or people living with a disability.  Fife’s Health and Social Care Partnership has published a leaflet containing all the important information you need to make this winter a bit easier. The ‘Helping older people and people with a disability in winter’ leaflet provides advice…