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Roles, Responsibilities and Membership of the Integration Joint Board

Roles, Responsibilities and Membership of the Integration Joint Board

Friday, September 4, 2015

ISBN: 9781785446252

This guidance focuses on the roles, responsibilities and membership of the Integration Joint Board

Executive Summary

This guidance is intended for use by all members of an Integration Joint Board

particularly the Chair - and provides further advice to supplement the existing

legislation. The document focuses on the roles, responsibilities and membership of

the Integration Joint Board.

Section 53 of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 (“the Act”) sets

out an Integration Joint Board is required to have regard to this guidance when

exercising its functions under the Act. This guidance relates to Integration Joint

Boards that must be established when a Health Board and Local Authority choose a

Body Corporate Model of integration (under section 1(4)(a) of the Act).