The Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board (EIJB) is implementing a budget for 2023/24 which involves cuts of £46 million – about 5% of its total expenditure. This is going to have a very negative effect on the provision of health and social care in the city. You can watch a video of the latest board meetingContinue reading “Edinburgh Health and Social Care Budget”
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Care in Crisis: report from the public meeting
The Care in Crisis public meeting was organised by Another Edinburgh is Possible on 4th March 2023. Most attendees were online but there were also in person groups at the Wester Hailes Wellbeing Centre and the Trade Unions in Communities Hub in Craigmillar. The report includes four videos and a powerpoint that includes ideas forContinue reading “Care in Crisis: report from the public meeting”
Deputations to the December EIJB
The Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board met on Tuesday 13th December. There were deputations from Edinburgh TUC and City of Edinburgh Unison. We’re pleased to post the contributions from Des Loughney and Carmen Simon from Edinburgh TUC. You can find the board papers that are referred to on the council website and watch a video ofContinue reading “Deputations to the December EIJB”
Meeting: The Social Care Crisis in Edinburgh
An important and timely meeting organised by Edinburgh TUC – there will be a speaker from Another Edinburgh is Possible.
What we need from a National Care Service
In this, the second of our series of posts on the care crisis, Kathy Jenkins looks at what we need from a National Care Service and how the Scottish Government’s planned service, currently before Parliament, fails in almost every respect. A National Care Service for Scotland Trade unions and others are expressing many serious concernsContinue reading “What we need from a National Care Service”
Why is the EIJB discussing care in private?
This post from Councillor Ross McKenzie is the first in a series which we place to publish on the social care crisis in Edinburgh. The ‘Edinburgh Integration Joint Board’ (EIJB) also known as the ‘Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership’ (HSCP) was established in 2015 to oversee the planning and delivery of newly integrated healthContinue reading “Why is the EIJB discussing care in private?”
Edinburgh Care Crisis
The Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board met on Tuesday 18th October. One of the major items on their agenda – a Scottish Government report on health and social care in the city was discussed in private (point 11 referred to in the deputations that we post here). Another Edinburgh is Possible held a protest outside theContinue reading “Edinburgh Care Crisis”