From the 1st of April 2016, following a shadow year, the Integration Joint Board took responsibility for planning, commissioning and overseeing the delivery of a wide range of health and social care functions.
These functions will be delivered in an integrated way, primarily by South Lanarkshire Council and NHS Lanarkshire – known collectively as South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership. Unpaid carers, the voluntary sector and the independent sector are key partners too.
There are eight voting members of the Integrated Joint Board (four local authority/four NHS Lanarkshire) these are:
South Lanarkshire Council
Cllrs John Bradley (vice chair) Richard Lockhart, Allan Falconer, Jim McGuigan
NHS Lanarkshire Non Executive Directors
Philip Campbell (Chair), Lilian Macer, Tom Steele, Iain Wallace