The Health and Social Care Partnership is responsible for the planning, funding and delivery of a range of community health services and social work/social care services for older people, adults, children and families and people in the Criminal Justice System in the South Ayrshire Council area. The Partnership was created in 2015 under the provisions of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act, 2014. View a copy of the governance document for the Partnership - the Integration Scheme (PDF) [1MB] .
The Partnership is governed by an Integration Joint Board comprising eight voting members appointed by South Ayrshire Council and the NHS Ayrshire and Arran Board. Representatives from other sectors include; the 3rd sector; independent sector; staff representatives and others representing the interests of patients, service users, carers and professionals. Separate Integration Joint Boards have also been established in the North and East Ayrshire Council areas.