Consultation opens on review of Moray Integration Joint Board

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PLANNED REVISIONS ON health and social care integration in Moray that reflects changes put in place since the formation of the Moray Integration Joint Board are now taking place.

Three years since the first scheme was put in place, the document that sets out in detail what functions Moray Council and the NHS Board have delegated to MIJB is being reviewed.

Changes include duties to support adult carers becoming the responsibility of the Board and amendments to functions around support and protection of adults at risk of being harmed.

The integration authority, which is funded by Moray Council and NHS Grampian, has responsibility for the joined-up governance, planning and resourcing of adult social care services, adult primary care and community health services and some hospital services.

Services are delivered through Health & Social Care Moray, a single operational unit working to improve health and well-being outcomes for patients, service users, their families and communities and make efficient and effective use of limited resources.

The revised integration scheme for consultation and a summary of the changes can be accessed on Moray Council’s website:

Comments can be sent to or by post to Public Involvement, Health & Social Care Moray, 9c Southfield Drive, Elgin IV30 6GR.

The deadline for responses is January 31. Comments will be considered by Moray Council and NHS Grampian Board next month, before the revised document is submitted to the Scottish Government for approval by March 2.