East Ayrshire Integration Joint Board

Working together with all of our communities to improve and sustain wellbeing, care and promote equity

On 2 April 2015, East Ayrshire Integration Joint Board was established with the commitment to improving the health and care outcomes for patients, families and carers and wider communities. NHS Ayrshire and Arran and East Ayrshire Council working together, through the Integration Joint Board, as a new health and social care partnership. The partnership will deliver positive outcomes for our residents by ensuring that children and young people get the best start in life, that people live healthier, longer lives and are supported to be independent and have choice and control - no matter who they are or where they live.

East Ayrshire Integration Joint Board has wide representation including four elected members from East Ayrshire Council, four non Executive Directors from NHS Ayrshire and Arran, employee and Union representation, carers and people who use our services, medical and clinical professionals, social work professionals and representation from third and independent sectors. 


Eddie Fraser is the Director of Health and Social Care and Chief Officer to the Board.


Eddie Fraser


During 2015/16 the Integration Joint Board has confirmed the more detailed arrangements to include in addition to the established Strategic Planning Group, the Health and Care Governance Group, Audit and Performance Committee and East Ayrshire Partnership Forum, as detailed in the structure below. 

Audit and Performance Committee

scrutiny and monitoring function on all aspects of the IJB functions including audit, performance, governance, standards and quality arrangements.

Partnership Forum - East Ayrshire

brings together key individuals from management and Trade Unions to allow for early discussion and influence over the decision making affecting services and workforce including health, safety and wellbeing.

Strategic Planning Group

have responsibility for the production of the Strategic Plan for the Health and Social Care Partnership.  Key stakeholders worked together during 2014/15 to agree on the vision, values and key priorities of the Strategic Plan was undertaken in early 2016 and included an opportunity for employees and wider stakeholders to comment on the vision, values and strategic priorities within the plan.

Additional information can be found on the links below. We will keep this page updated as we make further progress. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook

  • Strategic Plan details how the Partnership will plan and deliver services.

Joint board meetings

Download a list of our Joint Board Members and meetings calendar.

Contact Information

East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership
Council Headquarters
London Road
KA3 7BU 
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