Publication - Advice and guidance

Integration Joint Board: roles, responsibilities and membership

Published: 4 Sep 2015
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781785446252

This guidance focuses on the roles, responsibilities and membership of

the Integration Joint Board

Integration Joint Board: roles, responsibilities and membership
The Aim of this Guidance

The Aim of this Guidance

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).


Contact

Email: hscintegration@gov.scot